Despicable Me 2 tops U.S. box office

  • Despicable Me 2 has topped the U.S. box office beating Johnny Depp's The Lone Ranger.

    The Universal Pictures animated sequel earned $82.5 million over the weekend.

    Despicable Me 2 stars Steve Carell as a villain who turns into a stay-at-home dad.

    Meanwhile, Disney's Lone Ranger, starring Depp as Tonto in a remake of the radio and TV series made just $29.5 million.

    The film, which cost $225 million to make, received poor reviews.

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