Disney’s “Monsters University” Tops Weekend Box Office

LOS ANGELES (June 23, 2013)--Disney's "Monsters University" was the weekend box-office winner, according to studio estimates released Sunday.

The animated family film, which reunites the cast and characters from the 2001 hit "Monsters, Inc.," debuted in first place with $82 million, beating out Paramount's Brad Pitt zombie romp "World War Z," which opened in second place with $66 million.

Warner Bros. "Man of Steel" was in third place, adding another $41.2 million to its coffers and bringing its domestic ticket sales over $210 million in just the second week of release.

The Sony apocalyptic comedy "This Is the End" finished fourth.

The magic-heist thriller "Now You See Me" held onto fifth place in its fourth week of release.


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