monsters university kori rae dan scanlon disney pixar Box Office: 'Monsters University' has biggest Pixar opening since 'Toy Story 3'The movie-goers have spoken — it’s animated monsters over re-animated monsters at the box office this weekend.

“Monsters University” took home $82 million its opening weekend, which puts it as the biggest Pixar opening since “Toy Story 3” earned $110 million in 2010. It is also the 14th consecutive No. 1 debut for Pixar.

Elsewhere, Brad Pitt‘s zombies had a strong showing as well, with “World War Z” earning a not-too-shabby $66 million, which outpaces its predicted $50 million by over 30 percent.

“Man of Steel,” the top-earning movie a week ago, took home a solid $41 million, putting its domestic box office total at over $200 million.

The full Top 10:

1. “Monsters University,” $82 M
2. “World War Z,” $66 M
3. “Man of Steel,” $41 M
4. “This Is the End,” $13 M
5. “Now You See Me,” $7.9 M
6. “Fast & Furious 6,” $4.7 M
7. “The Internship,” $3.425 M
8. “The Purge,” $3.412 M
9. “Star Trek Into Darkness,” $3 M
10. “Iron Man 3,” $2.2 M

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."