By Bill Wine
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Still a box office monster, Monsters University managed to scare up another first-place finish.READ MORE: 2 Suspects Fatally Shot During Home Invasion In South Philadelphia, Police Say
The animated prequel earned an estimated $46-million on its second weekend of release.
In second and not too far behind was the debuting female buddy-cop comedy, The Heat, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, which boasted an opening weekend total of $40-million.
Third place went to the holdover horror thriller, World War Z, which totaled $30-million.READ MORE: Melanoma Isn't Just Caused By Environmental Factors Like Sun Exposure, New Research Says
The weekend’s other new mainstream attraction, White House Down, the presidential thriller with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, finished fourth with $26-million.
And rounding out the top five was Man of Steel with $21-million.
Overall, although industry-wide totals were slightly down compared to a year ago, five titles surpassed the $20-million mark, something that had not happened this year.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Want To Pass Red Flag Gun Law To Help Battle Mental Health Crisis