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April 16, 1998

What's Hot

Last week's Top 5 rentals: "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "Devil's Advocate," "The Full Monty," "The Peacemaker" and "The Edge."

Last week's Top 5 sellers: "The Little Mermaid," "Peter Pan," "Selena," "Hercules" and "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery."

What's New

In stores this week:

"The Ice Storm" (Fox), Ang Lee's drama starring Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline. (R)

"Kiss the Girls" (Paramount), thriller starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd. (R)

"The House of Yes" (Miramax), black comedy starring Parker Posey. (R)

"Rocketman" (Disney), comedy starring Harland Williams. (PG)

"My Man" (New Yorker), drama from French director Betrand Blier.

"Breaking Up" (Warner), romantic drama starring Russell Crowe and Salma Hayek. (R)

"Murder in Mind" (Live), thriller starring Mary-Louise Parker and Nigel Hawthorne. (R)

"Musicals Great Musicals: The Freed Unit at MGM" (Warner, $20), documentary on famed producer.

"Riding the Rails" (WGBH, ($30), award-winning documentary.

"The Watermelon Woman" (First Run), first feature by an African American lesbian.

"Elmopalooza!" (Sony, $13), Elmo celebrates 30 years of "Sesame Street."

What's Coming

Tuesday: "L.A. Confidential," "Flubber," "Mrs. Brown" and "Copland."

April 28: "The Jackal," "Anastasia," "Kiss or Kill" and "Telling Lies in America."

May 5: "Alien Resurrection," "Mouse Hunt," "Gattaca" and "For Richer or for Poorer."

May 12: "Tomorrow Never Dies," "Washington Square," "Playing God" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Collector's Edition."

May 19: "As Good as It Gets," "Starship Troopers," "Shall We Dance?" and "An American Werewolf in Paris."

May 26: "John Grishman's The Rainmaker," "Deconstructing Harry," "The Sweet Hereafter," "Firestorm," "The Night Flier" and "Desperate Measures."

June 2: "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," "Oscar and Lucinda," The Locusts," "Fall" and "Home Alone 3"

Rental video charts provided by VSDA

VidTrac, sales charts by VideoScan Inc.

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