The crafty little boy in "Home Alone" kept right on yelling "Yes, yes, yes!" as the improbable comic hit was the nation's favorite movie for the fourth straight weekend.

Starring Macaulay Culkin as an 8-year-old abandoned in his family's house with burglars on the prowl outside, "Home Alone" has made $84.2 million in a month. The year's biggest grosser, "Ghost," made $69 million in its first four weeks.20th Century Fox expected to add "Home Alone" to another 200 theaters on Friday, and the studio will promote the film with a new preview set to the song "Jingle Bells."

According to figures released by Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc., actor-director Clint Eastwood's police drama "The Rookie" struck out, opening to a weak $5.5 million for third place.

It is the third film in a row from Eastwood that has flopped: Earlier this year, "Pink Cadillac" made just $12.1 million and "White Hunter, Black Heart" collected only $2.1 million.

The anemic opening for "The Rookie" spells holiday trouble for maker Warner Bros. Its upcoming "The Sheltering Sky" has been likened to "Ishtar II" and the word of mouth on Dec. 21's "Bonfire of the Vanities" is toxic.

In second place on the charts was director Rob Reiner and screenwriter William Goldman's adaptation of Stephen King's "Misery," with ticket sales of $7.1 million. "The Rookie" was third and the instant classic western "Dances With Wolves" claimed fourth with receipts of $5.4 million.

"Three Men and a Little Lady," which figured to be a Christmas hit, isn't. Falling 43 percent from the previous weekend, "Three Men" collected $4.6 million for fifth.

The urban alien drama "Predator II" netted $2.1 million for sixth and "Rocky V" was seventh on a disappointing $1.8 million.

The latest "Rocky" sequel has grossed $34.7 million to date and won't get far past $50 million before it disappears. "Rocky IV," on the other hand, made $127.9 million and "Rocky III" took in $122.8 million.

"Ghost" was eighth with ticket sales of $1.5 million and will pass the $200 million mark this week. "The Rescuers Down Under" was ninth with $1.4 million and "Child's Play 2" took 10th with $680,098.

Playing on just two screens, "Edward Scissorhands" made a sharp $159,622. The Tim Burton-directed romantic fantasy moved to 1,000 more theaters on Friday.

Here are the top movie ticket sales as tallied by Exhibitor Relations:

1. "Home Alone," $14.2 million ($84.2 million, four weeks).

2. "Misery," $7.1 million ($20.1 million, two weeks).

3. "The Rookie," $5.5 million (first week).

4. "Dances With Wolves," $5.4 million ($32 million, five weeks).

5. "Three Men and a Little Lady," $4.6 million ($35.9 million, three weeks).

6. "Predator II," $2.1 million ($23.1 million, three weeks).

7. "Rocky V," $1.8 million ($34.7 million, four weeks).

8. "Ghost," $1.5 million ($199.9 million, 22 weeks).

9. "The Rescuers Down Under," $1.4 million ($13.6 million, four weeks).

10. "Child's Play 2," $680,098 ($25.5 million, five weeks).