elysium box office Box office: Matt Damon's 'Elysium' kills the competition, 'We're the Millers' flies over 'Planes'

“Elysium” had a heavenly opening night, landing itself at the top of the box office. Director Neill Blomkamp‘s follow-up to 2009’s surprise smash “District 9,” starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, earned over an estimated $11 million at the Friday box office, easily killing the competition.

The battle for the second place film was a much closer fight. Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikus’ “We’re the Millers” topped Disney’s “Planes” with an estimated $8.5 million over $8.1 million, respectively.

The Top 10 is as follows:

1. “Elysium,” $11.2 million

2. “We’re the Millers,” $8.5 million

3. “Planes,” $8.1 million

4. “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” $4.9 million

5. “2 Guns,” $3.4 million

6. “The Smurfs 2,” $3.1 million

7. “The Wolverine,” $2.4 million

8. “The Conjuring,” $2.1 million

9. “Despicable Me 2,” $1.9 million

10. “Turbo,” $0.7 million

Posted by:Sydney Bucksbaum