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Zombies invade worldwide box office

World War Z outearned Monsters University over the weekend to top the worldwide box office chart. This apocalyptic horror film starring Brad Pitt grossed $99.9 million during its second weekend in commercial theaters.

hollywood Updated: Jul 02, 2013 16:55 IST
AFP
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World War Z outearned Monsters University over the weekend to top the worldwide box office chart. This apocalyptic horror film starring Brad Pitt grossed $99.9 million during its second weekend in commercial theaters.

Meanwhile, the prequel to Monsters, Inc., the computer-animated movie released by Pixar in 2001, dropped a rung to $90.38 million in gross receipts last weekend. Man of Steel remains on the podium after raking in $73 million over the weekend; the new Superman franchise adventure has broken the $500 million barrier since its release.

Despicable Me 2, which can only be seen in seven countries in the world, came in fourth ($41.5 million), ahead of the police action comedy The Heat starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy ($40 million).

First Published: Jul 02, 2013 15:22 IST