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THE CHARTS CANNON'S BLAST

Videophiles are marching to the beat of a new drummer: Nick Cannon. The Nickelodeon It Boy stars as a Harlem street percussionist recruited to the college-band big league in the top debut, Drumline. Renters also liked the bang-bang beat of firearms: How else to explain The Transporter's explosive showing at No. 3? At least DVD buyers showed some class by welcoming anime Oscar winner Spirited Away into their homes.

TOP 10 TAPE RENTALS

LAST VIDEO BOX OFFICE WEEKS EW WEEK GROSS TO GROSS TO ON VIDEO DATE DATE CHART GRADE

1 -- DRUMLINE Nick Cannon $3.4 $56.4 1 B 2 1 CHAMBER OF SECRETS Daniel Radcliffe $6.3 $262.0 2 B- 3 -- THE TRANSPORTER Jason Statham $2.6 $25.3 1 C 4 2 MAID IN MANHATTAN Jennifer Lopez $13.4 $93.8 4 B- 5 3 RED DRAGON Anthony Hopkins $8.4 $93.0 3 C 6 4 GHOST SHIP Gabriel Byrne $8.6 $30.1 4 C 7 7 THE RING Naomi Watts $18.7 $128.6 7 B+ 8 5 8 MILE Eminem $14.2 $116.7 5 B 9 6 JACKASS THE MOVIE Johnny Knoxville $7.0 $64.3 4 B+ 10 8 FRIDAY AFTER NEXT Ice Cube $7.3 $33.0 4 C-

TOP 10 DVD SALES

LAST GROSS TO WEEKS ON EW VIDEO WEEK DATE* CHART GRADE

1 1 CHAMBER OF SECRETS (WIDE) Daniel Radcliffe $262.0 2 B- 2 -- THE TRANSPORTER Jason Statham $25.3 1 C 3 -- SPIRITED AWAY Animated $9.9 1 A 4 2 CHAMBER OF SECRETS (FULL) Daniel Radcliffe $262.0 2 B- 5 -- DRUMLINE (FULL-SCREEN) Nick Cannon $56.4 1 B 6 -- FAMILY GUY VOLUME ONE: SEASONS 1 & 2 Animated -- 1 B 7 -- DRUMLINE (WIDE-SCREEN) Nick Cannon $56.4 1 B 8 9 8 MILE (WIDE-SCREEN) Eminem $116.7 5 B 9 7 MAID IN MANHATTAN Jennifer Lopez $93.8 4 B- 10 8 JACKASS THE MOVIE (FULL) Johnny Knoxville $64.3 4 B+

SOURCES: VIDEO BUSINESS/VIDTRAC FOR THE WEEK ENDING APRIL 20, 2003; NIELSEN EDI *BOX OFFICE GROSS-TO-DATE FIGURES IN MILLIONS

Originally posted May 09, 2003 Published in issue #709 May 09, 2003 Order article reprints