Steve Carell is a hit in 3-D - the comedian's animated family movie "Despicable Me" has come alive at the top of the box office with opening weekend takings of $60.1 million.
The film, about a villain who plans to steal the moon, also features the voices of Jason Segel, Russell Brand and Julie Andrews and is Universal Pictures' first 3-D animation.
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" continues to take a bite out of the box office - the latest installment in the vampire franchise is in second place with $33.35 million, while Robert Rodriguez's "Predators" debuts at three with $25.3 million.
"Toy Story 3" and "The Last Airbender" round out the new top five.
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