The Conjuring creeps to the top of box office

Supernatural horror flick The Conjuring crept up the weekend box office and took the number one spot, knocking over animated sequel Despicable Me 2, which had a strong two-week reign at the top spot. The Warner Bros. film, with a Tribute rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, is the reigning box office champ, bringing in an estimated $41.9 million in its opening weekend.  Despicable Me 2 continues to squeak at the box office, taking the second spot with $24.9 million. Animated film Turbo raced to third place with a $21.3 million after its weekend debut. Adam Sandler’s Grown Ups 2, which beat newcomer RED 2 by taking the fourth spot in its second week, earned $19.9 million over the weekend. RED 2, starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren kicked its way to the fifth spot at the box office, earning $18 million.

Rounding out the top ten films are big-budgeted flick Pacific Rim, newcomer R.I.P.D. which stars Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges, comedy flick The Heat, Brad Pitt’s World War Z and animated sequel Monsters University.

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