Toy Story 3 made its Pixar creators very happy in the weekend box office with the studio’s biggest opening weekend ever. Toy Story 3 beat out The Karate Kid and The A-Team 2010 remakes to land the top spot. As for Warner Brothers’ much hyped Jonah Hex, the Megan Fox and Josh Brolin starring film came in a pitiful 8th place for its opening weekend.

Toy Story 3 (Pixar)

Toy Story 3 (Pixar)

Pixar’s latest animated offering was expected to rake in huge numbers for its weekend box office opening and it did not dissapoint. Toy Story 3 earned $109 million, coming in second only to Shrek the Third for the record of best opening weekend for an animated movie. The Karate Kid 2010 remake placed second with only a paltry $29 million in comparison.

In a rather nasty blow to Warner Bros., the studio’s adaption of DC Comics’ Jonah Hex came in way down the list at 8th place after receiving a slew of negative criticism in pre-release. The film only earned $5.1 million for its weekend box office opening.

Weekend Box Office Top Five

1. Toy Story 3 ($109 million)
2. The Karate Kid ($29 million)
3. The A-Team ($13.8 million)
4. Get Him to the Greek ($6.1 million)
5. Shrek Forever After ($5.5 million)

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