‘Megamind’ tops box offices for second week

LOS ANGELES - Animated comedy ‘Megamind’ proved to be the best of the movie class for a second week, claiming the No. 1 spot at North American box offices with $30 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Published: Sun 14 Nov 2010, 11:17 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 3:33 AM

The family-oriented comedy saw its ticket sales drop 35 percent in its second weekend in theaters, pushing its two-week total to $89.8 million and showing solid staying power for its maker DreamWorks Animation and distributor Paramount Pictures.

In second place was 20th Century Fox’s runaway train movie ‘Unstoppable,’ starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. It pulled in $23.5 million and was the top-grossing new release over the weekend.

Among other major new movies, thriller ‘Skyline’ was No. 4 with $11.7 million, while comedy ‘Morning Glory’ was just behind in the fifth spot with $9.6 million.

Buddy comedy ‘Due Date’ from Warner Bros. was No. 3 at $15.5 million, pushing its two-week total to $59 million.

‘Skyline’ was released by Universal Pictures and ‘Morning Glory’ was distributed by Paramount Pictures.

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