The Lion King Roars to Box Office Victory

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The good looks of Brad Pitt and Taylor Lautner were no match for the three dimensions of Simba, Nahla and company this weekend, as The Lion King in 3D narrowly edged Moneyball and Abduction for most money earned Friday and Saturday.

Here's a look at the top five box office results from the weekend:

  1. The Lion King (3D): $22.1 million
  2. Moneyball: $20.6 million
  3. Dolphin Tale: $20.2 million
  4. Abduction: $11.2 million
  5. Killer Elite: $9.5 million