New family film Up
has soared to the top of the U.S. box office to become the third biggest debut for a Disney Pixar film behind The Incredibles
and Finding Nemo
Early estimates suggest the film, about a cantankerous old man, voiced by Ed Asner
, who goes on a flying house adventure with a boy scout and a dog, opened with a $68.2 million opening weekend take.
Much-hyped horror film Drag Me To Hell
failed to scare up huge numbers at the box office and opened with $16.6 million to come in third behind Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
, which took its 10-day tally to $105.3 million with a weekend estimate of $25.5 million.
Image © Disney/Pixar
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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