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    Box Office: Monsters University Schools The Heat, Takes No. 1 Spot Again

    Monsters University Disney Enterprises, Inc.

    Monsters University is still scaring away its box office competition.

    Pixar's animated flick rocked the box office again this weekend, raking in $46.2 million for its second straight week at No. 1.

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    Although The Heat, which stars Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, couldn't stop Monsters University's reign, the comedy flick still pulled in an impressive $40 million for the second spot—about $10 million more than analysts expected it to do, according to USA Today.

    The Heat marks the latest in a string of hits for McCarthy, with Bridesmaids grossing $169 million in 2011 and Identity Thief grossing $135 million earlier this year.

    Meanwhile, World War Z came in third with $29.8 million, followed by White House Down, which debuted at a lower than expected $25.7 million for fourth, and Man of Steel which landed at fifth with $20.8 million. 

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    Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, The Heat 20th Century Fox

    Here's a complete look at the weekend's top movies, per Friday-Sunday studio estimates and stats as compiled per Box Office Mojo:

    1. Monsters University, $46.2 million

    2. The Heat, $40 million

    3. World War Z, $29.8 million

    4. White House Down, $25.7 million

    5. Man of Steel, $20.8 million

    6. This is the End, $8.7 million 

    7. Now You See Me, $5.5 million

    8. Fast & Furious 6, $2.4 million

    9. Star Trek Into Darkness, $2 million

    10 The Internship, $1.4 million  

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