Turns out zombies and Superman are no match for monsters.

Disney's "Monsters University" is the weekend box-office winner, according to studio estimates released Sunday. The animated family film, which reunites the cast and characters from the 2001 hit "Monsters, Inc.," debuted in first place with $82 million. It beat out Paramount's Brad Pitt zombie romp "World War Z," which opened in second place with $66 million.

Warner Bros. "Man of Steel" was in third place, adding another $41.2 million to its coffers and bringing its domestic ticket sales over $210 million in just the second week of release.

The Sony apocalyptic comedy "This Is the End" finished fourth. The magic-heist thriller "Now You See Me" held onto fifth place in its fourth week of release.

Weekend Estimates:
1. "Monsters University" ($82 M)
2. "World War Z" ($66 M)
3. "Man of Steel" ($41.2 M)
4. "This is the End" ($13 M)
5. "Now You See Me" ($7.9 M)
6. "Fast & Furious 6" ($4.7 M)
7. "The Internship" ($3.42 M)
8. "The Purge" ($3.41 M)
9. "Star Trek Into Darkness" ($3 M)
10. "Iron Man 3" ($2.2 M)

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