Sunday, September 18, 2011

Disney's The Lion King 3D Debuts at No. 1 on Box office chart with $29.3M

     Weekly Box office topten movie chart is here again , New entry ,Disney's The Lion King 3D is at the top of the chart with $29.3M moving last week chart topper "contagion" to the second spot . See the full chart below.

TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1NThe Lion King (in 3D)BV$29,300,000-2,330-$12,575$29,300,000-1
3NDrive (2011)FD$11,019,000-2,886-$3,818$11,019,000-1
42The HelpBV$6,438,000-27.9%3,014+79$2,136$147,365,000$256
5NStraw Dogs (2011)SGem$5,000,000-2,408-$2,076$5,000,000-1
6NI Don't Know How She Does ItWein.$4,502,000-2,476-$1,818$4,502,000-1
74The DebtFocus$2,945,897-38.3%1,831-43$1,609$26,543,546$203
96Rise of the Planet of the ApesFox$2,625,000-32.5%2,340-547$1,122$171,618,000$937

    The lion King 3D is  about  a young lion prince that was  born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to kill King Mufasa and Prince Simba, thus making himself King. The King is killed and Simba is led to believe by Scar that it was his fault, and so flees the kingdom in shame. After years of exile he is persuaded to return home to overthrow the usurper and claim the kingdom as his own thus completing the "Circle of Life"

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