'The Lorax' Annihilates Box Office Competition

Universal Pictures

Dr. Suess'The Lorax cleaned up at the box office over the weekend with the biggest opening of the year!

TRAILER: Dr. Suess' The Lorax

The animated movie took in $70.7 million, easily outshining the debut of Project X, which made $20.7 million.

Last week's box office topper, Act of Valor, got bumped down to third place, reeling in $13.7 million, while Oscar's Best Picture, The Artist, snuck into the top 10 for the first time, pulling in $3.8 million.