June 01, 1998 12:00 AM

The romantic comedy “The Wedding Planner,” starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, ousted two-week box-office champ “Save the Last Dance” from the No. 1 spot. The female-friendly film was just one of many giving movie theaters a boost in attendance from last year’s Super Bowl weekend numbers, say industry observers. A strong weekend for comedy debuts, “Sugar and Spice,” about a band of cheerleaders who become a gang of bank robbers, cartwheeled its way into the No. 5 slot. And decidedly different “Snatch,” a comedic action movie directed by Guy Ritchie (Madonna’s new husband, in case you hadn’t heard) and starring Brad Pitt, and “Finding Forrester,” a sensitive drama starring Sir Sean Connery, tied for the No. 7 slots. The weekend’s Top 10, according to studio estimates:

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