LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze" grossed $20 million in its debut weekend, ending the five-week reign of "Silence of the Lambs" as the leader at the nation's box office.
"Silence," starring Jodie Foster as an FBI trainee after a serial killer, took in $6.7 million for second place.
"Dances With Wolves," Kevin Costner's epic Western, which won seven Academy Awards on Monday night, was sixth with $3.8 million.
Here are the weekend's top movie ticket sales according to Exhibitor Relations, with distributor, weekend gross, number of theater screens, average per screen, total gross and number of weeks in release.
Figures are based on a combination of actual box-office receipts and studio projections where actual figures are not immediately available.
1. "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II," New Line Cinema, $20 million, 2,868 screens, $6,984 per screen, $20 million, one week.
2. "THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS," Orion, $6.7 million, 1,608 screens, $4,159 per screen, $78.3 million, six weeks.