Brave Shoots Down Abraham Lincoln For #1 Spot at Weekend Box Office


By Daniel Gates



Pixar has yet another #1 hit.

Brave, the animation company’s first movie featuring a female lead character, tops this weekend’s box office with a take of $66.7 million.

The Scottish adventure is Pixar’s 13th consecutive first-place opener.

Another animated feature, Madagascar 3, performed well enough in its third weekend to capture the #2 spot with $20.2 million.

Nabbing third place was the new release Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which earned $16.5 million in its debut.

Sci-fi thinker Prometheus and fairy tale action flick Snow White and the Huntsman came in fourth and fifth places with $10 million and $8.1 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were 1980s hair metal musical Rock of Ages ($8 million), That’s My Boy ($7.9 million), The Avengers ($7 million), Men in Black ($5.6 million), and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World ($3.9 million)

What did you see this weekend?

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