elysium box office Box office: 'Elysium' destroys the weekend, 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' put up an admirable fight

Matt Damon‘s “Elysium” had a great opening weekend, easily destroying the box office and earning the top spot. Director Neill Blomkamp‘s action-packed sci-fi thriller earned a total of $30.5 million estimated for its opening weekend.

Coming in (not a close) second was Jennifer Aniston‘s and Jason Sudeikus“We’re the Millers,” which earned $26.6 million estimated total for its opening weekend. As for the fantasy sequel “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” it put up an admirable fight and came in fourth with an estimated $14.6 million, behind Disney’s “Planes,” which earned an estimated $22.5 million for the weekend.

The Top 10 of the weekend is as follows:

1. “Elysium,” $30.5 million

2. “We’re the Millers,” $26.6 million

3. “Planes,” $22.5 million

4. “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” $14.6 million

5. “2 Guns,” $11.1 million

6. “The Smurfs 2,” $9.5 million

7. “The Wolverine,” $8.0 million

8. “The Conjuring,” $6.7 million

9. “Despicable Me 2,” $5.6 million

10. “Grown Ups 2,” $3.7 million

Posted by:Sydney Bucksbaum