Box Office Report: 'Moneyball' Wins Friday, But 'Lion King,' 'Dolphin Tale' Still Contenders

Taylor Lautner's "Abduction" trails at No. 4, followed closely by Jason Statham-Robert De Niro action pic "Killer Elite."
Sony’s Brad Pitt baseball drama Moneyball topped the Friday box office with an estimated $6.8 million, but family pics Dolphin Tale and The Lion King remain formidable competitors in the race around the bases for the weekend crown.

The big surprise continued to be Disney’s 3D re-release of Lion King, which took No. 2 with an estimated gross of $6 million -- meaning it could match Moneyball with a weekend total of $19 million to $20 million and pushing its cume to $60 million.

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256bit3448d ago

jaden smiths karate kid remake had a bigger opening than taylor lautners film. this is proof that twilight is the only thing he has.