'Finding Dory' Sets Record With $136.2 Million Box Office Debut
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The sequel to 'Finding Nemo' has set a new record for an opening weekend by an animated movie.

AceShowbiz - "Finding Dory" has made a gigantic splash at the box office. The sequel to "Finding Nemo" set a new record for an opening weekend by an animated movie with an estimated $136.2 million. It's also the only animated movie to crack the overall list of top 20 openings, ranking No. 18.

"Finding Dory", featuring the voice of %cEllen DeGeneres%, %cAlbert Brooks% and %cHayden Rolence%, also grossed around $50 million overseas, bringing its global total up to around $186.2 million. It replaced the previous animated weekend record holder "Shrek the Third", which debuted to $121.6 million in 2007.

%cThe Rock% and %cKevin Hart%'s "Central Intelligence" came in second place with an estimated $34.5 million. Overseas, the action-comedy earned around $6.8 million for a total world bow of $41.3 million.

"The Conjuring 2" nabbed the third place with an estimated $15.6 million. "Now You See Me 2" was placed No. 4, earning around $9.7 million. Video game-based "Warcraft", meanwhile, rounded out the top five with an estimated $6.5 million.

  1. "Finding Dory" - $136.2 million
  2. "Central Intelligence" - $34.5 million
  3. "The Conjuring 2" - $15.6 million
  4. "Now You See Me 2" - $9.7 million
  5. "Warcraft" - $6.5 million
  6. "X-Men: Apocalypse" - $5.2 million
  7. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" - $5.2 million
  8. "Me Before You" - $4.2 million
  9. "Alice Through the Looking Glass" - $3.6 million
  10. "Captain America Civil War" - $2.3 million

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