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'Lorax' trumps 'John Carter' with $39.1M weekend

"Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" debuted at No. 1 this weekend with $70.7 million, boasting the best debut of the year thus far. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures)

March 11, 2012 11:25:33 AM PDT
"Dr. Seuss' the Lorax" has easily beaten Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter" at the weekend box office.