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'Toy Story 3' Tops Box Office With $109M



    'Toy Story 3' Tops Box Office With $109M
    "Toy Story 3" is a dark, thoughtful and at times terrifying meditation on God, the role of government, the environment, and Man's obligations to his fellow Man.

    Movie fans have not outgrown the "Toy Story 3" gang.

    The animated sequel about toys that come to life leaped to the No. 1 spot with a $109 million opening weekend.

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    "Toy Story 3" became the third animated film to top $100 million in the first weekend, joining "Shrek the Third" at $121.6 million and "Shrek 2" at $108 million.

    It was by far the best debut for a film from Disney's Pixar Animation, topping "The Incredibles" at $70.5 million.

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    "Toy Story 3" took over the No. 1 spot from Sony's "The Karate Kid," which pulled in million to raise its 10-day total to 6.3 million.

    The weekend's other new wide release, the Warner Bros. action tale "Jonah Hex," bombed with just $5.1 million.

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