According to Hollywood Reporter, The Lion King 3D bounced back at the weekend box office after losing top spot to Moneyball on Friday. With a total of $22.1 million in weekend ticket sales, The Lion King 3D also earned $1 million overseas for an international total of $16 million since its release last week. To date The Lion King in 3D has amassed $77.7 million in worldwide box office receipts.
Rounding out the top five at the weekend box office behind The Lion King 3D were Moneyball at $20.6 million, Dolphin Tale at $20.3 million, and the Taylor Lautner toplined action film Abduction at $11.2 million. Killer Elite, starring Jason Staham and Robert DeNiro, earned $9.5 million to take fifth place.