The kid did it again. "Home Alone" was the most popular film for the 12th straight week and seems to be gaining strength, taking in 13 percent more money than it did last week.

In collecting $8.2 million in the most recent three-day weekend, the John Hughes-produced comedy jumped 13 percent in ticket sales from the previous weekend. "Home Alone" now has made $213.6 million, more than the 1985 smash "Back to the Future.""Dances With Wolves," actor-director Kevin Costner's epic western, also showed enduring strength as an audience pleaser. According to Entertainment Data Inc., "Dances With Wolves" finished in second place with a solid gate of $4.8 million. With a cumulative gross of $98.7 million, the film should pass the $100 million mark in a few days.

The ensemble movie "Once Around," featuring Richard Dreyfus and Holly Hunter, had the biggest of its three weeks, earning $4.14 million. The horror film "Popcorn" was the lone debut, coming in at No. 8.

Here are the top movie ticket sales according to Entertainment Data:

1. "HOME ALONE," $8.2 million ($213.6 million, 12 weeks).

2. "Dances With Wolves," $4.8 million ($98.7 million, 13 weeks).

3. "White Fang," $4.7 million ($17.3 million, three weeks).

4. "Awakenings," $4.5 million ($32.6 million, seven weeks).

5. "Once Around," $4.14 million ($5.3 million, three weeks).

6. "Green Card," $4.05 million ($15.2 million, seven weeks).

7. "Kindergarten Cop," $3.9 million ($72.5 million, seven weeks).

8. "Popcorn," $2.6 million (first week).

9. "The Grifters," $2.5 million ($6.9 million, nine weeks).

10. "Hamlet," $2.3 million ($10.8 million, seven weeks).