LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Disney's Pixar Studios's "Finding Dory" set a box office record for an animated film, raking in more than $136 million on its opening weekend.
A sequel to the 2003 animated fish film "Finding Nemo" the movie featured voice work from Ellen DeGeneres as Dory. Other members of the voice cast included Albert Brooks, Idris Elba and Diane Keaton.
The film topped the previous animated record-holder, 2007's "Shrek the Third" which debuted to a 110 million opening domestically.
Warner Bros. "Central Intelligence" debuted in second place, earning 34.5 million domestically, with screamer "Conjuring 2" holding third place, earning $15.6M
The top ten for the weekend of June 16th, provided by comScore.
Finding Dory – Disney – $136.2M
Central Intelligence – Warner Bros. – $34.5M
Conjuring 2, The – Warner Bros. – $15.6M
Now You See Me 2 – Lionsgate – $9.7M
Warcraft – Universal – $6.5M
X-Men: Apocalypse – 20th Century Fox – $5.2M
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The – Paramount – $5.2M
Me Before You – Warner Bros. – $4.2M
Alice Through The Looking Glass – Disney – $3.6M
Captain America: Civil War – Disney – $11.6M