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Box office: 'Lion King' rules, Sarah Jessica Parker flops [Video]

September 19, 2011 |  5:24 pm

The Lion King was the No 1 film at the box office this weekend
A 3-D version of "The Lion King" ruled the box office this weekend — 17 years after the original animated film was released in theaters. How did the Disney flick pull off a win against three new releases?

In our inaugural weekly box office video report, staff writer Amy Kaufman breaks down which movies did well and which tanked in theaters over the weekend. While "The Lion King" may have roared to the top of the charts, actress Sarah Jessica Parker didn't have as much to celebrate. Her latest film, the romantic comedy "I Don't Know How She Does It," sold a paltry $4.5 million worth of tickets.


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