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January 29, 1998

Last week's Top 5 rentals: "Conspiracy Theory," "Soul Food," "Con Air," "Contact" and "My Best Friend's Wedding."

Last week's Top 5 sellers: "Soul Food," "Buddy," "Men in Black" (pan & scan), "My Best Friend's Wedding" and "Belle's Magical World."

What's New

"Event Horizon" (Paramount), sci-fi thriller starring Laurence Fishburne and Sam Neill.

"Star Maps" (Fox), drama about a young man who gets a job selling maps to stars' homes.

"Brassed Off" (Miramax), British drama starring Ewan McGregor and Pete Postlethwaite.

"The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca" (Columbia TriStar), suspense thriller starring Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos and Andy Garcia.

"Gravesend" (Polygram), thriller directed by first-timer Salvatore Stabile.

"Going All the Way" (Polygram), romantic comedy starring Ben Affleck.

"Hollow Reed" (Columbia TriStar), drama starring Martin Donovan and Joely Richardson.

"Kull the Conqueror" (Universal), action-adventure starring Kevin Sorbo.

"City of Industry" (Orion), film noir starring Harvey Keitel and Stephen Dorff.

"8 Heads in a Duffel Bag" (Orion), black comedy starring Joe Pesci.

"Escape From Atlantis" (Universal), fantasy adventure.

"Return to Savage Beach" (Monarch), thriller starring Julie Strain.

"The November Man" (Troma), thriller starring Robert Davi.

"Executive Target" (PM), thriller starring Michael Madsen.

"George Wallace" (Warner), award-winning bio-pic on the controversial former Alabama governor; Gary Sinise stars.

"The Irish in America" (Buena Vista, $80), four-part PBS series chronicling the role the Irish have played in shaping America.

"Tracey Takes On . . ." (HBO), episodes of Tracey Ullman's HBO comedy series.

"Rhodes" (BBC Video, $60), three-part "Masterpiece Theatre" bio-drama about Cecil Rhodes.

What's Coming

Tuesday: "Hercules," "G.I. Jane," "Gang Related" and "Excess Baggage."

Feb. 10: "Air Force One," "Intimate Relations" and "Love Serenade."

Feb. 17: "Devil's Advocate," "Good Burger," "The Matchmaker," "Most Wanted" and "Critical Care."

Feb. 24: "The Edge," "A Smile Like Yours," "The Man Who Knew Too Little," "Mad City" and "Myth of Fingerprints."

Rental video charts provided by VSDA

VidTrac, sales charts by VideoScan Inc.

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