New releases:

“The Empire Strikes Back” (Fox) avenged $22.3 million in first place, good for a per-screen average of $10,568 on 2,110.

“Rosewood” (WB) finished with $3.2 million in eighth, for a $3,229 on 991.

Holdovers:

“Star Wars” (Fox) ran up $11 million in second, good for $5,000 on 2,200.

“Absolute Power” (Sony/Castle Rock) coerced $9 million, good for $3,505 on 2,568 and third place.

“Dante’s Peak” (U) cooled to $7 million in fourth and $2,530 on 2,767.

“Vegas Vacation” (WB) chipped in $6.6 million, good for $3,188 on 2,070 and fifth place.

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