Warner’s Inception takes top spot at box office with $60 million in opening weekend


MUMBAI: Christopher Nolan’s Inception, which was released worldwide by Warner Bros, has taken the box office by storm. The Leonardo DiCaprio movie has taken in collections of $60.40 million in its opening weekend in North America. The movie was released across 3,792 locations on 16 July and grabbed the top spot at the box office for the past weekend.

The movie is about a team that enters people’s dreams. Inception is DiCaprio’s biggest opening weekend so far leaving behind last year’s Shutter Island, which opened at $41.1 million.

However, the movie failed to top Nolan’s previous best – The Dark Knight, which earned box office revenues of $158.4 million in its opening weekend.

Universal Pictures’ Despicable Me stood at the second spot at the box office with collections of $32.73 million. The movie has so far done revenues of $118 million at the North American box office.

Walt Disney’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice was at the third spot with $17.37 million in weekend collections. Total revenues for the movie are $24.46 million. Twilight Saga: The Eclipse stood at fourth spot with collections of $13.49 million over the weekend. The movie has so far done $265 million at the box office so far.

Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 was at fifth spot with weekend revenues of $11.42 million. Total collections of the movie stand at $362 million.