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Box Office News: ‘Monsters U’ Wins, ‘The Heat’ Scorches at No. 2

Box Office News: ‘Monsters U’ Wins, ‘The Heat’ Scorches at No. 2
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Pixar’s animated prequel "Monsters University" took the No. 1 spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row, while the new buddy cop comedy "The Heat" followed closely at No. 2.

“Monsters U,” which reunites vocal talent John Goodman and Billy Crystal, collected $46.2 million over the weekend, bringing its total domestic gross to $171 million.

"The Heat," starring the hilarious comedy duo Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy buddy cop comedy, grossed $40 million.

In the third spot was "World War Z," the Brad Pitt zombie thriller, which earned $29.8 million to reach $123.7 million domestically.

The other big opener this weekend, the action movie "White House Down," starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, came in fourth with $25.7 million.

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