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"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" slurped up the box office.

The animated Sony sequel featuring the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris opened in first place and earned $35 million in its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The original "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" nabbed $30.3 million during its opening weekend in 2009.

Last week's top film, "Prisoners," slid to second place. The Warner Bros. thriller starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal made $11.2 million in its second weekend, bringing its total domestic haul to $38.9 million.

Universal's Formula One tale "Rush," directed by Ron Howard, drove into the third position with $10.3 million.

Fox's "Baggage Claim" opened in fourth place with $9.3 million, while Relativity's "Don Jon" debuted in fifth place with $9 million.

The Top Ten at the Box Office:
1. "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 "$35 M (new release)
2. "Prisoners" $11.3M (Total: $39 M)
3. "Rush" $10.3 M (Total: $10.6 M)
4. "Baggage Claim" $9.3 M (new release)
5. "Don Jon" $9.0 M (new release)
6. "Insidious Chapter 2" $6.7 M (Total: $69.5 M)
7. "The Family" $3.7 M (Total: $31.7 M)
8. "Instructions Not Included" $3.4 M (Total: $38.5 M)
9. "We're the Millers" $2.9 M (Total: $142.4 M)
10. "Lee Daniels' The Butler" $2.4 M (Total: $110.3 M)

Related: Will Parents Enjoy "Cloudy 2"?

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