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July 19th, 2010 8:18am EDT

InceptionLeonardo DiCaprio and Christopher Nolan's new thriller "Inception" has topped the box office, debuting with $60.4 million in earnings at the weekend.
 
The action film, about a team that sneaks into people's dreams, marks DiCaprio's biggest opening weekend in the U.S., beating his previous best of $41.1 million for last year's "Shutter Island."
 
Funnyman Steve Carell's animated comedy "Despicable Me" slipped to second place with $32.7 million, raising its 10-day total to $118.4 million.
 
Nicolas Cage's Disney family adventure "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" opened at number three with $17.4 million, taking its five-day total to $24.5 million.
 
Meanwhile, hit vampire film sequel "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" dropped from two to four, adding $13.5 million to its now three-week total of $265 million.
 
"Toy Story 3" rounds out the top five, falling one spot with $11.7 million in earnings in its fifth week on the chart. 

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