"Beauty and the Beast (3D)," "Joyful Noise" and "War Horse" Among Top 10 Highest-Grossing Weekend Films

News   "Beauty and the Beast (3D)," "Joyful Noise" and "War Horse" Among Top 10 Highest-Grossing Weekend Films
 
The 3-D version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," which was the basis for the long-running Broadway musical of the same name, was the second highest-grossing film of the weekend just ended, according to boxofficeMojo.com.

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A scene from "Beauty and the Beast" Photo by Walt Disney Pictures

The animated film, which features the voice of multiple Tony winner Angela Lansbury, among others, earned $18,490,000 during the Jan. 13-15 weekend.

The music-filled "Joyful Noise," which boasts Newsies star Jeremy Jordan in his feature-film debut, was the fourth highest-grossing film, taking in $11,345,000 at the weekend box office.

Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" brought in $5,607,000 during its fourth week in release.

The highest grossing film of the weekend was Universal's "Contraband," which earned $24,100,000. Others in the top 10 included "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol," "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," "The Devil Inside," "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" and "The Iron Lady."

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