Brave takes top spot at weekend box office

Brave spent its opening weekend at number one, earning over $66 million according to preliminary reports, well done!  This makes it Pixar’s 13th film to open at number one.  Have you seen it yet?  If so, tell us what you thought about it!

 Excerpt from The LA Times:

It was a highly animated weekend at the box office, as moviegoers spent more than $85 million to see both “Brave” and “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.” 

“Brave” is the 13th film from Pixar Animation to open in the No. 1 position at the multiplex, as the 3-D film debuted with a strong $66.7 million this weekend, according to an estimate from distributor Walt Disney Studios. Meanwhile, the 3-D animated “Madagascar 3″ continued to do strong business even on its third weekend in theaters, grossing an additional $20 million. The DreamWorks Animation title has now collected $157.4 million in the U.S. and Canada.

You can see the complete list of box office estimates at Box Office Mojo.