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1 Star Wars: Episode One - The Screenplay Century pounds 15.99

Stop this Star Wars madness

2 The Naked Chef Jamie Oliver/M Joseph pounds 18.99

Mmmm, it's still really pukka

3 Score! Jilly Cooper/Bantam pounds 16.99

Rumpy-pumpy in the world of classical music

4 Star Wars: Episode One Dorling Kindersley pounds 12.99

The visual dictionary, should you need such a thing

5 The Science of Discworld Terry Pratchett etc/Ebury pounds 14.99

Two boffins explain how Pratchett's magic could work

6 The Planets David McNab & James Jounger/BBC pounds 19.99

Heavenly TV tie-in and moneyspinner

7 Midnight Falcon David A Gemmell/Bantam pounds 16.99

He's 'the king of heroic fantasy', apparently

8 One Virgin Too Many Lindsey David/Century pounds 15.99

Ancient Roman sleuth Falco comes to rescue of Vestal Virgin

9 Ancient Wisdom ... Dalai Lama/Little, Brown pounds 16.99

What the world needs now is love sweet love

10 Pretty Boy Roy Shaw/Blake Publishing pounds 14.99

You don't want to meet him in a dark alley

UK Films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 6 JUNE

1 (1) Notting Hill (15) 3 pounds 10,815,820

Don't they make a lovely couple?

2 (2) She's All That (12) 3 pounds 3,810,428

More life lessons for dull American teenagers

3 (-) Human Traffic (18) New pounds 434,261

Three days in the life of the youth of today

4 (3) My Favourite Martian (PG) 2 pounds 1,091,396

Bad 1960s sitcom becomes an even worse 1990s movie

5 (5) The King & I (U) 2 pounds 732,430

Rogers and Hammerstein meet Disney

6 (-) Virus (18) New pounds 202,301

Donald Sutherland overdoes it as a psychotic space pirate

7 (7) The Rugrats Movie (U) 11 pounds 12,789,576

Animation with the nasty suburban toddlers

8 (4) I Still Know What You ... (18) 5 pounds 3,278,126

Any guesses what the next sequel will be called?

9 (6) The Waterboy (12) 6 pounds 3,278,126

Dire Adam Sandler no-brainer

10 (10) A Simple Plan (15) 3 pounds 430,220

Taut thriller from the director of 'The Evil Dead'

Singles

THIS LAST

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) Everybody's Free (To Wear ...) Baz Luhrmann

2 (1) Sweet Like Chocolate Shanks & Bigfoot

3 (-) Hey Boy Hey Girl Chemical Brothers

4 (3) That Don't Impress Me Much Shania Twain

5 (2) Ooh La La Wiseguys

6 (-) From The Heart Another Level

7 (9) I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys

8 (5) Kiss Me Sixpence None The ...

9 (6) Saltwater Chicane

10 (4) Canned Heat Jamiroquai

4 (4) Strong Robbie Williams

6 (6) Better Best Forgotten Steps

7 (7) It's Not Right But It's Okay Whitney Houston

8 (8) My Love Kele Le Roc

9 (9) Music To Watch The Girls ... Andy Williams

10 (10) Tender Blur

Paperbacks

1 A Widow For One Year John Irving/Black Swan pounds 7.99

Bereaved female novelist at three stages of her life

2 Point Of Origin Patricia Cornwell/Warner pounds 5.99

Homicidal lesbian targets Kay Scarpetta

3 Tara Road Maeve Binchy/Orion pounds 6.99

House swap leads to romantic tangles

4 Amsterdam Ian McEwan/Vintage pounds 6.99

Below-par McEwan finds favour

5 About A Boy Nick Hornby/Indigo pounds 6.99

Feckless male makes friends with fatherless lad

6 Inversions Iain M Banks/Orbit pounds 6.99

Banks puts his sci-fi hat on and scores

7 The Last Continent Terry Pratchett/Corgi pounds 5.99

Wizards find themselves Down Under in Discworld

8 Internet: Rough Guide Angus J Kennedy/Rough Guides pounds 5.99

Armchair tourists for the new millennium

9 Ralph's Party Lisa Jewell/Penguin pounds 5.99

Inhabitants of London house mix and match

10 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Louis de Bernieres/Vintage pounds 6.99

Strangely uneven, yet strangely captivating

US Films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 6 JUNE

1 (1) Star Wars: Phantom Menace 3 $255,758,124

See for yourself on 16 July

2 (2) Notting Hill 2 $49,419,470

It's doing well, considering the competition

3 (-) Instinct New $10,390,387

Anthony Hopkins as a psychiatrist turned psychopath. Sound familiar?

4 (3) The Mummy 5 $127,523,525

The summer blockbuster season starts here UK release: 25 June

5 (4) Entrapment 6 $74,993,081

Connery and Zeta Jones's adventure

6 (6) The Matrix 10 $158,260,745

Sci-fi special effects saga with Keanu Reeves

7 (5) The Thirteenth Floor 2 $7,445,384

Virtual reality thriller from the makers of 'Godzilla'

8 (8) Never Been Kissed 9 $50,625,699

Drew Barrymore goes back to school with bad hair

9 (7) A Midsummer Night's Dream 4 $13,013,938

All-star cast in turn-of-the-century Tuscany

10 (12) Election 7 $12,260,203

Matthew Broderick as a small-town teacher

Albums

THIS LAST

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) By Request Boyzone

2 (1) Gold - Greatest Hits Abba

3 (3) Come On Over Shania Twain

4 (2) The Hush Texas

5 (4) Performance and Cocktails Stereophonics

6 (5) The Man Who Travis

7 (-) Going For Gold - Greatest Hits Shed Seven

8 (6) Millennium Robbie Williams

9 (7) The Capitol & Reprise Years Dean Martin

10 (18) Step One Steps

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