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`Titanic' floats past `Gump' on all-time moneymaking list

"Titanic" has now dumped Gump.

"Titanic" earned $23 million over the weekend, boosting its North American take to $337.5 million. It surpassed the $329.7 million earned by "Forrest Gump" in becoming No. 4 on the all-time list."Titanic" has earned at least $20 million every weekend and has held the top spot at the box office for eight weeks.

Of new films in release, "The Replacement Killers" was a distant second and "Blues Brother 2000" was fourth. "Great Expectations," "Desperate Measures" and "Deep Rising" fell sharply in their second weekends.

The top 20 movies at North American theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by studio, gross, number of theater locations, receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc. and Entertainment Data:

1. "Titanic," Paramount, $23 million, 2,956 locations, $7,790 average, $337.4 million, eight weeks.

2. "The Replacement Killers," Sony, $8 million, 1,936 locations, $4,156 average, $8 million, one week.

3. "Good Will Hunting," Miramax, $6.8 million, 2,157 locations, $3,166 average, $68.3 million, 10 weeks.

4. "Blues Brothers 2000," Universal, $6.1 million, 2,507 locations, $2,445 average, $6.1 million, one week.

5. "Great Expectations," 20th Century Fox, $5.3 million, 1,906 locations, $2,782 average, $17.1 million, two weeks.

6. "As Good As It Gets," Sony, $5 million, 1,795 locations, $2,802 average, $92.3 million, seven weeks.

7. "Spice World," Sony, $4 million, 2,272 locations, $1,765 average, $23.7 million, three weeks.

8. "Wag the Dog," New Line, $3.4 million, 1,586 locations, $2,127 average, $33.8 million, seven weeks.

9. "Desperate Measures," Sony, $3 million, 1,963 locations, $1,531 average, $10.3 million, two weeks.

10. "Deep Rising," Disney, $2.5 million, 1,788 locations, $1,408 average, $8.4 million, two weeks.

11. "Fallen," Warner Bros., $1.3 million, 1,705 locations, $753 average, $23.4 million, four weeks.

12. "Hard Rain," Paramount, $1.2 million, 1,962 locations, $617 average, $18.4 million, four weeks.

13. "Tomorrow Never Dies," MGM, $1.1 million, 983 locations, $1,073 average, $119.7 million, eight weeks.

14. "MouseHunt," DreamWorks, $972,000, 1,082 locations, $898 average, $57.8 million, eight weeks.

15. "The Apostle," October, $966,000, 110 locations, $8,781 average, $1.9 million, eight weeks.

16. "Amistad," DreamWorks, $959,000, 818 locations, $1,172 average, $40.9 million, nine weeks.

17. "Half Baked," Universal, $792,000, 880 locations, $900 average, $16.2 million, four weeks.

18. "Zero Effect," Sony, $451,000, 124 locations, $3,634 average, $1.1 million, two weeks.

19. "Star Kid," Trimark, $449,000, 584 locations, $769 average, $5.6 million, four weeks.

20. "For Richer or Poorer," Universal, $447,000, 573 locations, $780 average, $30.3 million, nine weeks.