Elysium Tops Weekend Box Office Over We’re The Millers and Planes


By Daniel Gates



Elysium won the weekend box office, debuting ahead of two other new releases.

The Matt Damon sci-fi movie snagged the #1 spot with $30.5 million

Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis’ raunchy comedy We’re The Millers finished in second with $26.6 million.

And the animated Planes nabbed third with $22.5 million.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, the mythological adventure sequel, and the Denzel WashingtonMark Wahlberg shoot-em-up film 2 Guns came in fourth and fifth places with $14.6 million and $11.1 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Smurfs 2 ($9.5 million), The Wolverine ($8 million), The Conjuring ($6.7 million), Despicable Me 2 ($5.7 million), and Grown Ups 2 ($3.7 million).

What did you see this weekend?

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