‘Cars 2’ Opening Weekend Was $66 million — Not $68 million

The adjusted weekend figure is still some $6 million higher than the most optimistic pre-release projections

Last Updated: June 27, 2011 @ 2:34 PM

"Cars 2" grossed a bit less in its opening weekend than original estimates showed — $66.2 million instead of $68 million, according to figures from Walt Disney Studios.

Even the lower figure is some $6 million more than the most optimistic prerelease projections. The movie was expected to gross $50 million to $60 million in its opening weekend.

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And the Disney-Pixar animated film remains the weekend's box office champ.

The weekend's No. 2 movie, Sony's "Bad Teacher," took in $31 million over the weekend.