Live action films couldn't compete with animated juggernauts Brave and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted at the box office this weekend.
Disney/Pixar's Brave debuted in first place with $66.7 million, making it the fifth best opening for Pixar. The animated flick, which features the voice talents of Kelly Macdonald, Craig Ferguson and Emma Thompson, made an additional $13.5 million overseas.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted fell to No. 2 with $20.2 million, bringing its domestic total to $157.6 million. The film features the voice talents of Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, Jessica Chastain, David Schwimmer, Sacha Baron Cohen and Cedric the Entertainer.
Dominic Cooper and Benjamin Walker's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter debuted in third place with $16.5 million. Charlize Theron's Prometheus finished in fourth place with $10 million, while her other film, Snow White and the Huntsman, rounded out the top five with $8 million.
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- Kelly Macdonald