Up is tops, with $68.2m; Trek still strong; Hell has modest debut

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

Disney/Pixar's Up took the top slot at the May 29 weekend box office with an estimated $68.2 million opening, maintaining a perfect box-office track record for Pixar Animation, whose 10 films all have been commercial and critical hits, the Associated Press reported.

Up had the third-best opening for a film from Disney-owned Pixar, just behind the $70 million debuts for Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Last summer's Disney-Pixar release, WALL-E, debuted with $63.1 million.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, meanwhile, which slipped to second place, with an estimated $25.5 million, raising its 10-day total to $105.3 million.

The weekend's other new wide release, Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell, opened in third place, with a relatively modest $16.6 million.

Terminator Salvation slipped to fourth place, with about $16.1 million for the weekend, raising its total to $90.7 million.

Star Trek continued to have legs, coming in at fifth place, with $12.8 million for the weekend, raising its domestic total to $209.5 million, becoming the first 2009 release to cross the $200 million mark and outselling Monsters vs. Aliens to become the highest-grossing movie (domestically) so far this year.