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THE CHARTS

'POTTER' POWER

That Harry really can do it all -- battle the evil Lord Voldemort, speak in parsel-tongue, play a mean game of Quidditch, and mint money: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets sold 6 million copies its first day, and hit No. 1 on the charts. The Hogwarts hero also scared away competitors: The only other top 25 debut was Patrick Swayze's spouse-swapping comedy Waking Up in Reno, squeaking in at No. 22.

TOP 10 TAPE RENTALS VIDEO BOX OFFICE GROSS GROSS WEEKS EW LAST TO TO ON VIDEO WEEK DATE DATE CHART GRADE

1 -- CHAMBER OF SECRETS Daniel Radcliffe $2.9 $262.0 1 B- 2 2 MAID IN MANHATTAN Jennifer Lopez $10.7 $93.8 3 B- 3 1 RED DRAGON Anthony Hopkins $6.4 $93.0 2 C 4 3 GHOST SHIP Gabriel Byrne $6.5 $30.1 3 C 5 5 8 MILE Eminem $12.8 $116.7 4 B 6 6 JACKASS THE MOVIE Johnny Knoxville $5.7 $64.3 3 B+ 7 7 THE RING Naomi Watts $17.3 $128.6 6 B+ 8 4 FRIDAY AFTER NEXT Ice Cube $5.9 $33.0 3 C- 9 8 I SPY Eddie Murphy $9.5 $33.1 5 D- 10 9 ROAD TO PERDITION Tom Hanks $17.1 $104.3 7 B+

TOP 10 DVD SALES GROSS WEEKS EW LAST TO ON VIDEO WEEK DATE* CHART GRADE

1 -- CHAMBER OF SECRETS (WIDE) Daniel Radcliffe $262.0 1 B- 2 -- CHAMBER OF SECRETS (FULL) Daniel Radcliffe $262.0 1 B- 3 1 RED DRAGON (FULL-SCREEN) Anthony Hopkins $93.0 2 C 4 3 FRIENDS: THE COMPLETE THIRD... -- 2 -- Jennifer Aniston 5 4 THE BEATLES ANTHOLOGY Documentary -- 2 A- 6 2 RED DRAGON (WIDE-SCREEN) Anthony Hopkins $93.0 2 C 7 5 MAID IN MANHATTAN Jennifer Lopez $93.8 3 B- 8 6 JACKASS THE MOVIE (FULL) $64.3 3 B+ Johnny Knoxville 9 8 8 MILE (WIDE-SCREEN) Eminem $116.7 4 B 10 9 FRIDAY AFTER NEXT Ice Cube $33.0 3 C-

SOURCES: VIDEO BUSINESS/VIDTRAC FOR THE WEEK ENDING APRIL 13, 2003; NIELSEN EDI

*BOX OFFICE GROSS-TO-DATE FIGURES IN MILLIONS

Originally posted May 02, 2003 Published in issue #708 May 02, 2003 Order article reprints
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