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Sunday, September 18, 2011

It's the circle of life

Seventeen years later, the king of the jungle is back and at the top of the box office. Has anyone seen the latest 3D movie to hit the box office?

From The Associated Press:
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Where available, latest international numbers are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.
1. “The Lion King 3D,” $29.3 million. ($700,000 international.)
2. “Contagion,” $14.5 million. ($1.3 million international.) (Review by The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros)
3. “Drive,” $11 million. (Review by The AP's Christy Lemire)
4. “The Help,” $6.4 million. ($1.1 million international.) (Review by The AP's David Germain)
5. “Straw Dogs,” $5 million. (Review by Lemire)
6. “I Don’t Know How She Does It,” $4.5 million. ($800,000 international.) (Review by Lemire)
7. “The Debt,” $2.9 million. ($1 million international.) (Review by Lemire)
8. “Warrior,” $2.8 million. ($400,000 international.) (Review by The AP's Jake Coyle)
9. “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” $2.6 million. (Review by Meszoros; "Movie simians rise to next level in new 'Apes' prequel" by Germain)
10. “Colombiana,” $2.3 million. (Review by Lemire)

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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