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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE : Steven Seagal Scores Another Hit

April 16, 1991|DAVID J. FOX

Action star Steven Seagal's latest movie, "Out for Justice," topped the weekend box office, scoring an even bigger opening than his "Marked for Death" did last fall. "Justice" was followed by a tale of "Turtles," "Lambs" and "Wolves." By this weekend, "Home Alone," with $262.4 million to date, is expected to pass "Return of the Jedi's" $263 million to become the third-top-grossing U.S. film ever.

* Newcomers: Avenue Pictures' "Object of Beauty" opened to a strong $200,000 on 18 screens, and Hemdale's "Impromptu," about the romance between writer George Sand and composer Frederic Chopin, did a fortissimo $51,176 on 3 screens.

Weekend Gross/ Screens/ Weeks in Movie (Studio) Total (millions) Average Release 1. "Out for Justice" $10.5 2,010 1 (Warner Bros.) $10.5 $5,236 2. "Mutant Turtles II" $5.86 2,783 4 (New Line) $61.5 $2,106 3. "Silence of the Lambs" $4.1 1,635 9 (Orion) $100 $2,536 4. "Dances With Wolves" $3.5 1,612 23 (Orion) $155.7 $2,151 5. "Defending Your Life" $3.1 715 4 (Warner Bros.) $7.56 $4,278 * "Impromptu" $51,176 3 1 (Hemdale) $17,058 $51,176

SOURCES: Exhibitor Relations Co.

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