MEXICO: 'Despicable Me 2' Posts Another Big Animated Opening Weekend

on July 10, 2013

DM2StillA.jpgAnimated films are a safe bet in Mexico. Despicable Me 2 proved that with a $14.8 million opening weekend across 2,920 screens. The minions dominated the box office, hitting Disney's Monsters University the hardest. The Pixar sequel fell 69% in its third week for a $2.4 million weekend. The Monsters sequel is nothing short of a blockbuster in Mexico, grossing a total of $32.8 million to date. Despicable Me 2 will be rivaling that figure if it is able to hold in the coming weeks.

World War Z held on to a $3.5 million weekend, bringing its Mexican cume to $15.5 million. Pedro Almodovar's I'm So Excited posted impressive numbers in its limited release debut, coming in fifth place with a $359k take from 192 screens. Holdovers dominate the bottom half of the table with domestic comedy Nosotros Los Nobles ($26.2M / 15 Weeks), Fast & Furious 6 ($35.8M / 7 Weeks), and The Great Gatsby ($5.2M / 6 Weeks) selling more tickets deep into their respective runs.

Box Office Results for Mexico. July 5-7, 2013

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Tags: Mexico, Despicable Me 2, World War Z, I'm So Excited, Monsters University

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