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Despicable Me tops Toy Story 3, The Last Airbender, and the Twilight Saga

Despicable Me tops Toy Story 3, The Last Airbender, and the Twilight Saga

Gru is king at the box office, as Despicable Me trumps all movie competitors this weekend. Despite the might of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 3, beyond the popularity of The Twilight Saga’s Eclipse, and even surpassing new comers like Predators, it was pure evil that fans delighted in this weekend. The Universal Pictures film pulled in over $50 million dollars in the three day span, soundly defeating the second place Eclipse. The Last Airbender, Nickelodeon’s live action retelling of the anime Avatar, fell to 5th place in the rankings with just over $16 million. Take a look at the full haul!

Pixar’s Toy Story 3 turns the box office into Disney’s toy chest

Pixar's Toy Story 3 turns the box office into Disney's toy chest

Audiences were back in theaters as the toys were back in town. Pixar Animation Studios latest film, Toy Story 3, pulled in an estimated $109 million dollars at the box office over the weekend — hopefully, Ham wasn’t the only piggy bank around! This total far surpassed Toy Story 2’s opening weekend of $57 million, and Toy Story’s $30 million. It also brought the 11th straight blockbuster to the Disney studio, with the highest-grossing launch in the history of the CG company, topping the $70 million of the previous title holder, The Incredibles. The 3D flick is sure to keep marching towards box office records, as the toys continue to work their way into our hearts.

Shrek Forever After holding strong for DreamWorks box office tallies

Shrek Forever After holding strong for DreamWorks box office tallies

Since its theatrical debut three weeks ago, Shrek Forever After, the latest installment in the Shrek franchise, has remained king ogre on top of the weekend box office. This past weekend, the CG and 3D animated toon from DreamWorks Animation pulled in another $25 million, bringing it’s total haul thus far to a walloping $185 million. Does this level of success still mean this sequel will truly be “the final chapter”? For now, we’ll just have to wait and see. Take a look at the full box office breakdown

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