Box Office Beat: Despicable Me 2 Holds Tight to the Top Slot


Comedies with all-star casts and a battle for the ages between aliens and robots weren't enough to keep Gru's army of minions at bay from the number one spot. Check out where this weekend's debuts landed on the list:

1. Despicable Me 2 $44.8M
2. Grown Ups 2 $42.5M
3. Pacific Rim $38.3M
4. The Heat $14M
5. The Lone Ranger $11.1M
6. Monsters University $10.6M
7. World War Z $9.4M
8. White House Down $6.2M
9. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain $5M
10. Man of Steel $4.8M