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Monday - May 28, 2001 (Happy Memorial Day)
- Top 10 Animated Openings
- Release Charts: Animated, Anime and FX DVDs
- Pictures From Pearl Harbor
- News Link of the Day - Cricket-Lore for the Desi Kid


Top 10 Animated Openings
(by digitalmediafx.com) Digital Media FX today released a list of the top 10 animated box office openings (3-day weekend) of all time. Here is the list:

Animated Movie Company Opening Total
1) Toy Story 2 Pixar $57.4 Million
2) Shrek DreamWorks $42.3 Million
3) The Lion King Walt Disney $40.9 Million
4) Dinosaur Walt Disney $38.8 Million
5) Tarzan Walt Disney $34.2 Million
6) A Bug's Life Pixar $33.2 Million
7) Pokemon: The First Movie WB $31.0 Million
8) Pocahontas Walt Disney $29.5 Million
9) Toy Story Pixar $29.1 Million
10) The Rugrats Paramount Pictures $27.3 Million

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Release Charts: Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
(by digitalmediafx.com) There's a large selection of DVDs being released this week, most in the genre of anime with a few animated and FX DVDs. Here's the list of tomorrow's releases:

Amazing American Animation Archive (1934 - Animation)
Amon Saga (2000 - Anime)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Collector's Edition (1977 - FX)
Elf Princess Rane (Anime)
Pokemon - The Johto Journeys - Mission Spinarak (Vol. 41 - Anime)
Pokemon - The Johto Journeys - Snow Rescue (Vol. 42 - Anime)
Pokemon:Johto Journeys Vol. 3: Mission (Anime)
Pokemon:Johto Journeys Vol. 4: Snow (Anime)
Samurai - Hunt for the Sword (2001 - Anime)
Spring & Chaos (Anime)
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000 - Animated & Live Action)
Trigun - High Noon, Vol. 8 (Anime)

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Pictures from Pearl Harbor
(by digitalmediafx.com) Here are some FX images from Touchstone Pictures Pearl Harbor movie, which is expected to gross nearly $80 million by the end of Monday:

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News Link of the Day - Cricket-Lore for the Desi Kid

According to The Hindu:

"Cartoon Networkers , here's some news for you. There's this new bunch of cricket-loving toons, all set to hit the stands. Yes, desi toons brought to you by phoren company Toonz Animation, every month for fifty bucks.

Good Books, Alwarpet would be distributing the comic book series of `Pakka Toons' and `Classic Toons', Bill Dennis, CEO of Toonz Animation announced at a press meet on Wednesday…"

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