The best-reviewed film of 2009, Pixar's "Up," was No. 1 in the Weekend Box Office, bringing in an estimated $68.2 million, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com
The 10th release from Pixar took in more than last year's Pixar offering, "WALL-E," which opened to $63.1 million and eventually took in $223.8 million.
Last weekend's No. 1 film, "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," dropped to No. 3, behind the Sam Raimi's "Drag Me to Hell," which earned $16.6 million. "Night at the Museum" added $25.5 million, bringing its two-week total to $105.3 million.
Dropping to No. 4 was "Terminator Salvation," which took in an estimated $16.1 million, bringing its two-week total to $90.7 million.
At No. 5 was "Star Trek," which took in an estimated $12.8 million over the weekend for a total box-office haul of $209.5 million. "Star Trek" passed "Monsters Vs. Aliens" as the top grossing film of 2009.
All the weekend numbers are estimates. Final weeken totals will be released Monday evening.