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'Lion King' Bests 'Moneyball' at Box Office

'Lion King' Bests 'Moneyball' at Box Office

The Lion King 3D maintained its top spot at the box office this week!

The rerelease of the beloved Disney animated film brought in $22.1 million, just beating Brad Pitt‘s Moneyball, which earned $20.6 million, Variety reports.

Third place went to Dolphin Tale, featuring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd – the film brought in a strong $20.3 million.

Also released this weekend were Taylor Lautner‘s Abduction, which brought in $11.2 million, and Killer Elite, which earned a slightly lower than expected $9.5 million.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend?

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# 1
Breckinridge @ 09/25/2011 at 3:10 pm

The climactic fight between Jason Statham and Clive Owen in ‘Killer Elite’ knocked everyone on their ass and was so amazing and action-packed, audiences all over the world were left breathless.

# 2

they should factor in the price of 3d tickets. does 3d really make a movie better? seems more like a ploy to charge a lot more. is it just me or do those annoying 3d glasses make everything darker? i’ll be willing to pay more for 3d movies if they had the technology to do it without those glasses.
lion king is a classic and a beloved movie by many. on the hand, a bad movie is still a bad movie in 3d or not.

# 3

Moira Kelly is Nala Lion King is such a good movie to watch memories

# 4

Moneyball should have been in 3d

# 5

Ahahahahahaha

# 6
BloodbuzzOhio @ 09/25/2011 at 3:46 pm

HAHA at Abduction. A cinematic abortion. I hear Moneyball is good, however.

# 7

Abduction flopped critically and commercially!

# 9

Take that, Brad Pitt! Hahahahaha

JustinIsHot @ 09/25/2011 at 3:50 pm

Hakuna Matata, Brad Twatbadger Spitt!!! we are tired of looking at your white trash face. Money (Ball) can’t buy class your ****.

JustinIsHot @ 09/25/2011 at 3:50 pm

Hakuna Matata, Brad Twatbadger Spitt!!! we are tired of looking at your white trash face. Money (Ball) can’t buy class your ****.

Lion King is forever awesome i watched it :D Mufasa :(

We need to hide all sharp implements so that the JP fanghoul hags don’t try any self harm!

psycho Who@rlina @ 09/25/2011 at 4:13 pm

Lion King and Dolphin tale where the BEST <3

the pinster @ 09/25/2011 at 4:13 pm

Lion King is a classic and it is a movie parents and children can see together. ( = $’s) throw in 3d costs and there you go. Moneyball is a great film, Brad haters are blinded.

Media Wh@re MANiston @ 09/25/2011 at 4:14 pm

Nurse! @ 09/25/2011 at 4:08 pm

The same to all the Lautner, J. Stattham, C. Owen, and R. De niro fans and the cute dolphin fans.. I hope they are not going to kill themselves since Brad beat them.

The Lion King is for all ages. So awesome.

Dolphin tale was good i enjoyed it and who doesn’t love Lion King amazing

Lion King will always be on top and i love Morgan Freeman so i will be watching Dolphin tale

@Media Wh@re MANiston:

LOL! Those people don’t have their head so far up their own ass.es like BP. Try again!

Media Wh@re MANiston @ 09/25/2011 at 4:22 pm

Nurse! @ 09/25/2011 at 4:20 pm

And you know that for a fact that they don’t. They all do. Try again.

@ Media Wh@re MANiston

It’s plastic cutlery for you tonight.

Media Wh@re MANiston @ 09/25/2011 at 4:24 pm

Nurse! @ 09/25/2011 at 4:20 pm

You accept Lion King “3D” beats Brad but wouldn’t accept Brad beats those movies. Oh please!

S k an kalina @ 09/25/2011 at 4:26 pm

Yeah duhhh of course Lion King would be on top it’s like the best!

correction @ 09/25/2011 at 4:28 pm

what a flop. brad pitt is an A list tabloid star not an A list actor

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