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'Simpsons Movie' Rakes in the Dough

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'Simpsons Movie' Rakes in the Dough

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'Simpsons Movie' Rakes in the Dough

'Simpsons Movie' Rakes in the Dough

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The first feature-length film featuring Springfield's favorite animated family is off to a great start at the box office. The Simpsons Movie made more than $74 million in its first weekend.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

However she looks, not many people seemed to want to see her over the weekend. Lohan's movie "I Know Who Killed Me" earned three and a half million dollars, which is not good. It's a tiny fraction of the money earned by the movie that was promoted this way.

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Unidentified Man #1: In a time when computer animation brings us worlds of unsurpassed beauty, one film dares to be ugly.

Unidentified Man #2: "The Simpsons Movie" - in 2D.

INSKEEP: "The Simpsons," Springfield's favorite animated family, pulled in more than more than $74 million at the box office. That marks it as one of the more successful films of this year, you might say raking in quite a bit of - dough! Couldn't resist.

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