Matt Damon, Elysium

Columbia Pictures

We're the Millers proved to be no match for Elysium.

The sci-fi thriller flew past Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis' comedy this weekend, debuting in the No. 1 spot with $30.4 million.

We're the Millers

Warner Bros. Pictures

Neil Blomkamp's follow up to District 9, which stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, seemed to meet analysts' expectations for the most part, pulling in a good amount considering it was one of four new movies debuting this weekend.

We're the Millers was one of those new films, falling behind Elysium at $26.6 million.

That was a surprise considering most analysts expected animated flick Planes to take the second spot in the box office.

Planes did follow We're the Millers with $22.5 million though, while Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters nabbed $14.6 million for the fourth spot.

Matt Damon, Elysium

Columbia Pictures

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. Elysium, $30.4 million

2. We're the Millers, $26.6 million

3. Planes, $22.5 million

4. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, $14.6 million

5. 2 Guns, $11.1 million

6. The Smurfs 2, $9.5 million

7. The Wolverine, $8 million

8. The Conjuring, $6.7 million

9. Despicable Me 2, $5.7 million

10. Grown Ups 2, $3.7 million

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