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May 11, 2000

What's Hot

* Last week's Top 5 VHS rentals: "Fight Club," "End of Days," "The Sixth Sense," "Three Kings" and "Stuart Little."

Last week's Top 5 DVD rentals: "End of Days," "Three Kings," "House on Haunted Hill" "The Sixth Sense" and "The Insider."

* Last week's Top 5 VHS sellers: "Stuart Little," "Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace" (P&S), "Notting Hill," "Pokemon: The First Movie" and "Entrapment."

* Last week's Top 5 DVD sellers: "End of Days," "The Sixth Sense," "Three Kings," "Stuart Little" and "The Matrix."

What's New

In stores this week:

* "American Beauty" (DreamWorks), Oscar-winning 1999 best film starring Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening. (R)

* "The Straight Story" (Walt Disney), David Lynch's drama starring Richard Farnsworth in his Oscar-nominated performance. (G)

* "Mystery, Alaska" (Hollywood), comedy-drama starring Russell Crowe. (R)

* "Bringing Out the Dead" (Paramount), Martin Scorsese's drama starring Nicolas Cage. (R)

* "Jackie Chan's Project II" (Dimension), action-adventure. (R)

* "New Blood" (Columbia TriStar), thriller starring John Hurt. (R)

* "Jackie: Behind the Myth" (Warner, $20), documentary on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

What's Coming

* Tuesday: "The End of the Affair," "The World Is Not Enough," "The Cradle Will Rock," "Felicia's Journey" and "Dreaming of Joseph Lees"

* May 23: "Sleepy Hollow" and "Eye of the Beholder"

* May 30: "Man on the Moon," "Snow Falling on Cedars" and "Miss Julie"

* June 6: "Girl, Interrupted," "Next Friday" and "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr."

* June 13: "The Green Mile," "Bicentennial Man," "The Emperor and the Assassin," "Play It to the Bone," 'The Third Miracle" and "Light It Up"

* June 20: "Topsy-Turvy," "Sweet and Lowdown," "Liberty Heights," 'Anna and the King," "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" and "Gun Shy."

* June 27: "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Hanging Up"

* July 18: "Angela's Ashes"

* July 25: "The Beach"


Rental video charts provided by VSDA

VidTrac, sales charts by VideoScan Inc.

* June 20: "Topsy-Turvy," "Sweet and Lowdown," "Liberty Heights,"

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