POP MOVIES

December 16 1996

POP MOVIES

December 16 1996

POP MOVIES

Madcap Martians

Director Tim Burton unleashes an allstar cast in Mars Attacks! to battle little green invaders. Jack Nicholson, Michael J. Fox and others act up in the film inspired by old Cold War paranoia.

Invader, Nicholson: Cold War fun

Top movies in Canada, ranked according to box-office receipts during the seven days that ended on Dec. 5. (In brackets: numbers

of screens/weeks showing.)

1. 101 Dalmatians (175/2)..................$2,001,060

2. Star Trek: First Contact (130/2)........$1,820,220

3. Ransom (135/4).................................$908,240

4. Space Jam (148/3)............................$742,920

5. Jingle All the Way (122/2)..................$613,540

6. The English Patient (21/3).................$482,540

7. The Mirror Has Two Faces (115/3)......$460,320

8. Romeo & Juliet (92/5).........................$372,370

9. Sleepers (37/7)....................................$71,550

10. Trainspotting (27/19)..........................$41,990

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