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THE CHARTS

PLAYING 'CATCH'

None of the other titles could lay a hand on Steven Spielberg's Catch Me if You Can this week. The con man film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as the youngest person to make the FBI's Most Wanted list, flew to No. 1. But DVD buyers had another flick on their minds: With The Matrix Reloaded on its way to theaters, they snapped up copies of the first installment in the sci-fi trilogy -- four years after its debut. Whoa.

TOP 10 TAPE RENTALS

LAST VIDEO BOX OFFICE WEEKS EW WEEK GROSS TO GROSS TO ON VIDEO DATE DATE CHART GRADE 1 -- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Leonardo DiCaprio $5.4 $164.5 1 B+ 2 1 TWO WEEKS NOTICE Sandra Bullock $8.9 $93.3 2 C+ 3 2 DARKNESS FALLS Emma Caulfield $5.5 $32.1 3 D+ 4 4 MAID IN MANHATTAN Jennifer Lopez $18.1 $93.8 7 B- 5 3 DRUMLINE Nick Cannon $9.2 $56.4 4 B 6 5 TREASURE PLANET Animated $2.5 $38.2 2 C+ 7 7 GHOST SHIP Gabriel Byrne $12.2 $30.1 7 C 8 6 THE TRANSPORTER Jason Statham $6.7 $25.3 4 C 9 -- THE EMPEROR'S CLUB Kevin Kline $0.9 $14.1 1 B+ 10 8 CHAMBER OF SECRETS Daniel Radcliffe $10.1 $262.0 5 B-

TOP 10 DVD SALES

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

1 -- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (WIDE) Leonardo DiCaprio $164.5 1 B+ 2 8 THE MATRIX Keanu Reeves $171.4 93 B+ 3 1 TREASURE PLANET Animated $38.2 2 C+ 4 2 TWO WEEKS NOTICE (FULL) Sandra Bullock $93.3 2 C+ 5 3 CHAMBER OF SECRETS (WIDE) Daniel Radcliffe $262.0 5 B- 6 4 TWO WEEKS NOTICE (WIDE) Sandra Bullock $93.3 2 C+ 7 6 X-MEN 1.5 Hugh Jackman $157.3 6 -- 8 -- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (FULL) Leonardo DiCaprio $164.5 1 B+ 9 7 SPIRITED AWAY Animated $10.0 4 A 10 9 THE TRANSPORTER Jason Statham $25.3 4 C

SOURCES: VIDEO BUSINESS/VIDTRAC FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 11, 2003; NIELSEN EDI

*BOX OFFICE GROSS-TO-DATE FIGURES IN MILLIONS

Originally posted May 30, 2003 Published in issue #712 May 30, 2003 Order article reprints