Despite dropping off nearly 50 percent from its opening week, Despicable Me 2 topped the box office for the second week in a row this weekend, narrowly beating out newcomers Grown Ups 2 and Pacific Rim with a $44.7 million haul.
FX has continued its summer movie spending spree, landing the commercial TV rights to the Independence Day weekend box office champ Despicable Me 2.
Despicable Me 2 beat The Lone Ranger to claim the No. 1 spot at the box office over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
The sequel had one of the best openings ever for an animated film, Box Office Mojo reports, earning $82.5 million over the weekend and $142 million total over its five-day opening.
Brad Pitt may do battle with zombies in his new film World War Z, but monsters of another sort prevailed in the box office battle.
Pixar's Monsters University, the animated sequel to Monsters, Inc., topped World War Z at the box office, bringing in $82 million, Box Office Mojo reports. World War Z landed in second place with $66 million.
Our top moments of the week:
11. Pardon the Interruption Award: When Blythe Ballard (Frances Conroy), Hank and Evan's rich neighbor, moves to shut down HankMed on Royal Pains, Evan tries to save the company by staging a fancy open house to win over the 'hood. But Blythe puts a damper on the affair with talk of injured, sickly patients traipsing all over the pricey property. Evan tries to refute her argument, but is interrupted by a patient, who bursts into the party shouting for Hank. Um, pigs in a blanket, anyone?
10. Best Damage Control: Yes, Miss Utah Marissa Powell totally flubbed her answer about...