The 3D re-release of the 1994 animated movie The Lion King exceeded expectations by being the top earner at the weekend box office, taking in an estimated $29.3 million and earning a high 4 out of 5 star rating at Tribute.ca. Last weekend’s top movie, Contagion, starring Matt Damon, Jude Law, Kate Winslet and Gwyneth Paltrow, dropped to second place with an additional $14.5 million. It has 3.4 stars from Tribute viewers. The highest-earning new movie to break into the top five was Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, which took in $11 million in third place and earned 3.3 stars from Tribute moviegoers. The popular drama The Help stayed afloat in fourth place, earning an additional $6.4 million in its sixth weekend in theaters. The remake of the thriller Straw Dogs rounded out the top five, taking in $5 million and earning 2 stars at Tribute.ca.