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Weekend Box Office: ‘The Lion King 3D’ Roars to Number One
Weekend Box Office: ‘The Lion King 3D’ Roars to Number One
In a limited engagement in 3D, the 1994 Disney classic, ‘The Lion King,’ earned $29 million to take the top spot at the box office this weekend. ‘Contagion,’ last week’s most popular movie, moved to second place, while Ryan Gosling’s ‘Drive’ took third in its debut week. Former box office champ ‘The Help’ came in fourth, and ‘Straw Dogs’ rounded out the top five.
Weekend Box Office: ‘Contagion’ Takes Top Spot from ‘The Help’
Weekend Box Office: ‘Contagion’ Takes Top Spot from ‘The Help’
It took a global epidemic to do it, but ‘The Help’ has finally been knocked out of the number one spot at the box office after three weeks at the top of the list. The Steven Soderbergh-directed ‘Contagion,’ about a deadly and fast-spreading disease and the panic it causes, earned $23.1 million at theaters in its first week of release, relegating ‘The Help’ to a runner-up status. The mixed-martial
Weekend Box Office: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Retains the Top Spot
Weekend Box Office: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Retains the Top Spot
‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ was number one again this week, joining ‘Thor’ and ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ as one of only three films this summer to hold the top spot for two weekends in a row. The film adaptation of the best-selling novel, ‘The Help,’ came in second, with horror flick ‘Final Destination 5,’ previous weekend box-office champ ‘The Smurfs,’ and the low-budget action comedy
Weekend Box Office: ‘Transformers’ Retains Top Spot
Weekend Box Office: ‘Transformers’ Retains Top Spot
Boosted by unexpectedly strong word-of-mouth and generous reviews, 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' was number one for the second weekend in a row, becoming the top-grossing movie of 2011 thus far with a total take of $261.0 million. Coming in second, the Jennifer Aniston-featured dark comedy 'Horrible Bosses' earned an estimated $28.1 million, while the family flick 'Zookeeper' came in third with

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