09/17/1990 at 01:00 AM EDT
The U.S. balance of payments is at its lowest in 6½ years, and Hollywood is helping. From the Champs Elysees to the Ginza, U.S. films are the top grossers. And our quick global film survey (listings from Variety) suggests that either Michael J. Fox or Arnold Schwarzenegger is the world champion movie star. Fox's Back to the Future, Part III is No. 1 in Tokyo; Schwarzenegger's Total Recall is tops in Amsterdam, Madrid and London. And the French apparently have gone gaga over Cadillac Man. Does this mean Robin Williams is the new Jerry Lewis?
TOP FILMS AROUND THE WORLD