'Lion King' Tames Box Office Jungle

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Nostalgic audiences made Disney's 17-year-old The Lion King the top movie at last weekend's box office.

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The 3D version of the classic animated picture took in an estimated $29.3 million, easily beating out the second place flick, Contagion, which reeled in $14.5 million.

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Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, made $11 million, securing a place in third.