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Finding Nemo scored the biggest debut ever for an animated film, swimming past the $62 million opening for previous record-holder Monsters Inc., which also was a Disney-Pixar collaboration.

NEMO’S BOX OFFICE CATCH

Animated Fish Tale Hooks Top Spot With $70.6 Million Haul
The animated deep-sea adventure Finding Nemo easily grabbed the top spot at the box office with an estimated $70.6 million opening weekend.

The Disney-Pixar comedy sank the Jim Carrey as God comedy Bruce Almighty to second place with $35.6 million.

Meanwhile, the Mark Wahlberg caper The Italian Job opened in third place with $19.3 million, while The Matrix Reloaded continued to plunge after its spectacular debut three weeks ago, landing in fourth place with $15 million.

The horror flick Wrong Turn was the only other film to open in wide release. It earned $5.01 million for seventh place.

Finding Nemo scored the biggest debut ever for an animated film, swimming past the $62 million opening for previous record-holder Monsters Inc., which also was a Disney-Pixar collaboration. All of the companies' previous films—Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2 and Monsters Inc.—opened at No. 1.

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