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'Frankenweenie', 'ParaNorman', 'Hotel Transylvania' and 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits' are among the other animation hits vying for the coveted Best Animated Feature prize.
The fifth and final movie in the 'Twilight Saga' took in an estimated $64 million from Wednesday to Sunday.
The drama still holds the first spot in its second week as 'Life as We Know It' and 'Secretariat' debut at the second and third places respectively.
The David Fincher-directed drama is a champ at the chart after praised by critics, while the remake of the highly-acclaimed Swedish horror film does not even enter the top five.
With an estimated $19 million opening gross, the 'Wall Street' sequel beats another newcomer 'Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole' which boasts its 3-D visuals.
The superhero film was originally announced to be 2-D movie, but the next 'Harry Potter' installment had been said to get 3-D treatment.
Horror flick "The Grudge 2" hits the screen big with $22 million to become the top highest grossing movie for weekend ended October 15, 2006.
Warner Bros.' mob saga "The Departed" emerged with full force to gather $23 million and take the first rank of weekend box office ended Sunday, October 8, 2006.
Sony Pictures Animation's "Open Season" takes down the first place of the weekend box office ended Sunday, October 1 after successully drawing in $23 million.