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Exclusive runs get holiday boost; crix’ nods goose ‘List’

Christmas turnout, no present for majors in wide release, was more giving for indies and films in limited release. “Schindler’s List,” while slipping some in L.A., got a notable boost in New York from its visible critics’ awards and nominations.

The following is a list of weekend grosses for films released on an exclusive basis in New York and Los Angeles.

Los Angeles

“Schindler’s List” (Universal) rose 3% to $ 25,329 in its second at the GCC Avco in Westwood, but slipped 29% to $ 19,364 in its second at the AMC Century 14. It dropped a milder 6% to $ 22,444 in its second at the GCC Beverly Connection 6 and was steady at $ 14,672 in its second at the AMC Santa Monica 7. It debuted with $ 10,171 at the Cineplex Odeon Marketplace in Marina del Rey and eased a scant 1% to $ 37,096 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Universal City 18.

“Philadelphia” (TriStar) opened with $ 28,292 at the AMC Century 14 and $ 34, 195 at the Mann Criterion 6.

“What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (Paramount) dropped 16% to $ 7,867 in its second at the Mann Festival in Westwood. It lost 22% to $ 9,595 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Beverly Center but gained 35% to $ 11,451 in its second at the Universal City 18.

“Six Degrees of Separation” (MGM) edged up 1% to $ 11,771 in its third at the Century 14. It debuted with $ 3,114 at the Los Feliz and $ 7,448 at the Cineplex Odeon Beverly Center. It earned $ 7,526 in its first at the Cineplex Broadway.

“Heaven and Earth” (Warner Bros.) debuted with $ 11,178 at the AMC Century 14 and $ 4,325 at the Cineplex Odeon Showcase. It earned $ 7,048 in its first at the Cineplex Broadway in Santa Monica and made $ 9,858 at the Universal City 18.

“Wrestling Ernest Hemingway” (Warner Bros.) dropped 16% to $ 4,213 in its second at the Century 14 and fell 18% to $ 2,056 in its second at the Santa Monica 7.

“Faraway, So Close” (Sony Pictures Classics) began with $ 7,190 at the Laemmle Royal.

“The Summer House” (Samuel Goldwyn Co.) kicked off with $ 3,166 at the Goldwyn Pavilion and $ 3,976 at the Laemmle Sunset 5. It debuted with $ 2,580 at the Laemmle Monica.

“Naked” (Fine Line) dipped 17% to $ 3,476 in its second at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion and shed 5% to $ 5,320 in its second at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Blue” (Miramax) fell 24% to $ 5,500 in its third at the Landmark Nuart.

“The Snapper” (Miramax) soared 43% to $ 4,713 in its fourth at the Laemmle Sunset 5 and added 3% to $ 4,192 in its fourth at the Landmark NuWilshire.

“The Accompanist” (Sony Pictures Classics) debuted with $ 4,412 at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“Sex and Zen” (Rim Film) added 2% to $ 2,257 in its 20th at the Laemmle Monica.

“Like Water for Chocolate” (Miramax) eased 2% to $ 1,070 in its sixth at the NuWilshire.

“The Wedding Banquet” (Samuel Goldwyn Co.) slid 85% to $ 252 in its 21st at the Goldwyn Pavilion.

New York

“Schindler’s List” rose 6% to $ 48,959 in its second at the Cineplex 62nd St. and gained 10% to $ 23,680 in its second at the Cineplex Regency. It slipped 1% to $ 34,644 in its second at the Cineplex Chelsea.

“What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” rose 6% to $ 12,147 in its second at the Loews Tower East but fell 24% to $ 14,896 in its second at the Loews 19th Street.

“Philadelphia” launched with $ 42,837 at the Tower East. “Six Degrees of Separation” slipped 3% to $ 23,442 in its third at the Cineplex Coronet. It debuted with $ 15,248 at the Cineplex Waverly Twin.

“Naked” fell 17% to $ 7,076 in its second at the Thalia and also shed 17% to $ 15,102 in its second at the Angelika Film Center.

“The War Room” (October) roared 428% ahead to $ 22,928 at the Film Forum.

“The Snapper” added 25% to $ 10,533 in its fifth at the Lincoln Plaza and gained 4% to $ 10,976 in its fourth at the Angelika Film Center.

“Faraway, So Close” opened with $ 8,119 at the Lincoln Plaza and $ 13,446 at the Angelika Film Center.

“The Summer House” opened with $ 11,206 at the Cineplex Carnegie Hall and $ 7 ,658 at the Village East.

“The Accompanist” opened with $ 14,351 at the Lincoln Plaza.

“Heaven and Earth” started with $ 10,101 at the Cineplex Ziegfeld.

“Blue” skidded 72% to $ 3,461 in its fourth at the Lincoln Plaza. It debuted with $ 5,078 at the Quad.

“Like Water for Chocolate” surged 27% to $ 4,460 in its 45th at the Cineplex Carnegie Hall.

“Wrestling Ernest Hemingway” dropped 3% to $ 3,642 in its second at the Cineplex 62nd St.

“The Trial” (Angelika) fell 22% to $ 3,329 in its fifth at the Angelika 57.

“The Wedding Banquet” added 24% to $ 2,141 in its second at the Cineplex Worldwide.

“Bank Robber” (IRS) fell 31% to $ 1,806 in its third at the Village East.

“The Saint of Fort Washington” (Warner Bros.) dropped 19% to $ 1,320 in its second at the Movieland Eighth Street.

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