Except for the arrival of Patrick Swayze's "Road House" near the top of last week's box office hit list, moviegoers were largely entertaining themselves with the same films they've been watching for a few weeks now.
"See No Evil, Hear No Evil" was the No. 1 draw for the second week in a row, "Road House" debuted at No. 2, followed by "Field of Dreams," "K-9" and "Pet Sematary," all with solid grosses."Miss Firecracker" also debuted at No. 10 and actually earned more per screen than either "See No Evil" or "Road House." But "Miss Firecracker" is playing in only 210 theaters nationally, as opposed to the 1,680 for "See No Evil" and 1,927 for "Road House."
This weekend, however, the summer movie season has been ushered in, and figures for "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" will be included in next week's list. Wonder if any Memorial Day weekend records will have been shattered.
Here's the latest national "top 10" countdown, according to show business trade papers: