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Universal Pictures’ “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” cleaned up at the North American box office over the weekend, making $70.7 million for the biggest opening of any movie so far this year.
Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Secret World of Arrietty,” based on Mary Norton’s famous children’s novel The Borrowers, opened in ninth place in limited North American release, taking $6.6 million this past weekend.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.‘s Oscar-nominated movie Puss in Boots has earned approximately $507 million to date at the worldwide box office, the studio announced Monday.
Walt Disney’s 3-D revamped version of its 1991 animated classic Beauty And The Beast opened in second place in North American theaters this weekend with $18.5 million, researcher Hollywood.com Box-Office said in an e-mailed statement Sunday.
Steven Spielberg’s “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” has opened at No. 1 in both Australia and New Zealand.
Pixar-Disney’s sequel “Cars 2″ was the seventh most successful movie at the North American box office — and the only animated film in the top 10 — according to Box Office Mojo, an online movie publication and box office reporting service.
Disney’s family film “The Muppets,” combining puppet animation with live action, raised $42 million over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend to open in second place at the North American box office.
The CG-enhanced The Muppets made $29.5 million over the three-day weekend in its first big-screen appearance in 12 years. Meanwhile, the live-action The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 stayed at No. 1 in its second weekend, collecting $42 million in three days and $62.3 million from Wednesday to Sunday.
Warner Bros. might need a referral to the podiatrist. Its penguin sequel Happy Feet Two made only $22 million during its opening weekend in North America, reaching No. 2 spot and collecting just half of what the original, Happy Feet, brought in during its debut weekend in 2006.
A feature version of Hanna-Barbera’s “Top Cat” series has broken the opening weekend record for a Mexican film at that country’s box office.
Don Gato y Su Pandilla grossed almost $3.2 million in Mexico. Distributed by Warner Bros., it was shown in 2D and 3D on over 1,000 screens.
For the second weekend in a row, Walt Disney’s 3-D re-release of its 1994 blockbuster The Lion King topped the box office in United States and Canadian theaters.
The Circle of Life continues as The Walt Disney Studios’ The Lion King 3D opened at #1 in theaters this weekend with an estimated North American gross of $30.2 million.
The victory was narrow, but “The Smurfs” stayed on top of the foreign box office yet again this past weekend.
Combining 3D animation and live action, The Smurfs grossed $15.6 million at 6,660 venues in 81 overseas countries. It’s the fifth weekend in a row that Sony Animation’s family film has emerged at No. 1 overseas.
Oh bother! “Potter” positively pulverized “Pooh” at the box office over the weekend, with Disney’s latest incarnation of the “hunny”-loving bear opening in sixth place.
Winnie The Pooh made only $8 million in North America. Even though it’s a month old, Cars 2 was a rung higher at No. 5. The Pixar-Disney sequel collected $8.3 million — $12.4 million internationally.