Weekend Sales

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‘Lion King’ Chases Off Brad Pitt To Remain No. 1

Brad Pitt has been unable to put the cat out of first place at the weekend box office.


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‘Captain America’ Knocks Harry From No. 1 Spot

In a battle of summer movie heroes, Captain America topped Harry Potter this weekend at the box office.


(L-R) Actors Zoe Kravitz, Kevin Bacon, January Jones, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender attend the 'X-Men: First Class' New York Premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre on May 25, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘X-Men’ Mutants Weaken With $56M Prequel Debut

“X-Men: First Class” had a solid No. 1 opening with a $56 million weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.


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‘Hangover’ Hurls Up Huge Numbers With $86.5M Debut

“The Hangover Part II” hauled in $86.5 million in its first weekend, nearly twice the business the original blockbuster comedy did in its debut two years ago, according to studio estimates Sunday.


Actor Bradley Cooper arrives at Relativity Media's Los Angeles Special Screening of 'Limitless' held at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on March 3, 2011 in Hollywood. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

‘Limitless’ Tops Box Office With $19M

There was no stopping “Limitless” at the box office. The sci-fi thriller opened at No. 1 this weekend with $19 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.


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‘Rango’ Corrals $38 Million Opening At Box Office

“Rango” has lassoed the top spot at the box office. Studio estimates released Sunday show the animated Paramount film rode into town with a $38 million debut.


Actor Liam Neeson arrives at the premiere of '”Unknown” in Los Angeles on February 16, 2011. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Neeson’s ‘Unknown’ Wins Weekend With $21.8M Debut

Liam Neeson has proven himself a known quantity again at the box office.


Actor Anthony Hopkins arrives at the world premiere of New Line Cinema’s “The Rite,” in Hollywood, California January 26, 2011. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The Rite’ Wins Box Office, Oscar Films See Bump

The Anthony Hopkins’ horror film “The Rite” topped the box office on a weekend notable for the bump many Oscar-nominated films received.


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‘Tron: Legacy’ Uploads At No. 1 With $43.6M Debut

Jeff Bridges’ sci-fi sequel “Tron: Legacy” has leaped to the top of the box-office grid with a $43.6 million opening weekend.


Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson (L-R) in scene from movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part.” (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures/AP)

‘Harry Potter’ Leads Holiday Weekend With $50.3M

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” remained the No. 1 movie with $50.3 million over Thanksgiving weekend, closely followed by the animated musical “Tangled” with $49.1 million.