Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office for the weekend beginning on Sept. 30, with Dolphin Tale in the No. 1 spot, according to studio estimates compiled on Sunday by Reuters.

 1 (3) Dolphin Tale ..........$ 14.2 million

 2 (2) Moneyball .............$ 12.5 million

 3 (1) The Lion King 3D ......$ 11.1 million

 4 (*) 50/50 ..$ 8.8 million

 5 (*) Courageous ............$ 8.8 million

 6 (*) Dream House ...........$ 8.2 million

 7 (4) Abduction .............$ 5.7 million

 8 (*) What's Your Number? ...$ 5.6 million

 9 (6) Contagion .............$ 5.0 million

10 (5) Killer Elite ..........$ 4.9 million

 NOTE: Last weekend's rankings in parenthesis; (*) = new release.

 CUMULATIVE TOTALS:

 The Lion King 3-D ..........$ 79.7 million

 Contagion ...$ 64.7 million

 Moneyball ...$ 38.5 million

 Dolphin Tale ...............$ 37.5 million

 Abduction ...$ 19.1 million

 Killer Elite ...............$ 17.4 million

 50/50 .......$ 8.8 million

 Courageous ..$ 8.8 million

 Dream House ................$ 8.2 million

 What's Your Number? ........$ 5.6 million

 Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) released The Lion King 3D.

 Contagion and Dolphin Tale were distributed by Warner Bros., a unit of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N).

 Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF.N) distributed Abduction.

 Moneyball and Courageous were released by units of Sony Corp (6758.T) (SNE.N). Privately held Summit Entertainment distributed 50/50, and News Corp's (NWSA.O) 20th Century Fox released What's Your Number?

 Dream House was distributed by Universal Pictures, a unit of Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O).

 Killer Elite was released by Open Road Films, a joint venture between theater owners Regal Entertainment Group (RGC.N) and AMC Entertainment Inc.