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LOS ANGELES (AP) - The minions of "Despicable Me 2" squeaked out another win at the box office last weekend, beating out the debuts of the Adam Sandler comedy "Grown Ups 2" and sci-fi fanboy flick "Pacific Rim."

The animated sequel from Universal pulled down $43.9 million in the U.S. and Canada for a whopping $228.4 million in ticket sales since its debut ahead of the July Fourth holiday. It's on pace to be one of the biggest animated movies of the year alongside Disney's "Monsters University," which pulled down $10.6 million in its fourth week.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com, are:

1. "Despicable Me 2," Universal, $43,892,895, 4,003 locations, $10,965 average, $228,376,775, two weeks.

2. "Grown Ups 2," Sony, $41,508,572, 3,491 locations, $11,890 average, $41,508,572, one week.

3. "Pacific Rim," Warner Bros., $37,285,325, 3,275 locations, $11,385 average, $37,285,325, one week.

4. "The Heat," Fox, $14,002,080, 3,128 locations, $4,476 average, $112,365,557, three weeks.

5. "The Lone Ranger," Disney, $11,506,100, 3,904 locations, $2,947 average, $71,467,292, two weeks.

6. "Monsters University," Disney, $10,631,576, 3,142 locations, $3,384 average, $237,771,003, four weeks.

7. "World War Z," Paramount, $9,314,862, 3,003 locations, $3,102 average, $176,971,782, four weeks.

8. "White House Down," Sony, $6,162,633, 2,566 locations, $2,402 average, $62,975,566, three weeks.

9. "Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain," Summit, $4,754,152, 892 locations, $5,330 average, $26,132,461, two weeks.

10. "Man of Steel," Warner Bros., $4,719,084, 2,150 locations, $2,195 average, $280,888,962, five weeks.

11. "This Is the End," Sony, $2,850,571, 1,394 locations, $2,045 average, $91,639,011, five weeks.

12. "Now You See Me," Lionsgate, $1,305,391, 850 locations, $1,536 average, $113,283,093, seven weeks.

13. "The Way, Way Back," Fox Searchlight, $1,121,851, 79 locations, $14,201 average, $1,866,336, two weeks.

14. "Star Trek Into Darkness," Paramount, $686,181, 403 locations, $1,703 average, $224,360,905, nine weeks.

15. "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag," Reliance, $647,112, 139 locations, $4,820 average, $647,112, one week.

16. "Fast & Furious 6," Universal, $547,815, 392 locations, $1,397 average, $236,533,170, eight weeks.

17. "20 Feet From Stardom," Weinstein, $497,266, 131 locations, $3,796 average, $1,770,405, five weeks.

18. "Epic," Fox, $480,879, 352 locations, $1,366 average, $104,872,293, eight weeks.

19. "Fruitvale Station," Weinstein, $386,291, 7 locations, $55,184 average, $386,291, one week.

20. "Before Midnight," Sony, $293,836, 154 locations, $1,908 average, $7,070,505, eight weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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