Friday Box Office: Simba's Pride Reigns Victorious

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It's been a fine week for Jonathan Taylor Thomas: He enjoyed his 30th birthday, he's returning to acting, and he mysteriously stars in the #1 movie in the country. The Lion King (in 3D), which features Thomas as young Simba, took top honors over newcomers like Drive and the fiscally disappointing I Don't Know How She Does It. Click through for the full tally.

1. THE LION KING (IN 3D): $8,825,000

2. CONTAGION: $4,630,000 ($34,342,000)

3. DRIVE: $4,024,000

4. STRAW DOGS: $1,985,000

5. THE HELP $1,930,000: ($142,857,000)

6. I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT: $1,558,000

Friday Box Office: 'Lion King 3D' [Box Office Mojo]