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The Heat is on: Weekend box office of Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock comedy is solid — but hardly outstanding Paul Feig’s comedy The Heat, starring Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock, is having a solid — though hardly outstanding — debut weekend. (See also: “White House Down: Roland Emmerich’s Worst Opening in Two Decades?“) (Photo: Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock in The Heat.) First things first: the no. 1 slot on the Us/Canada box-office chart this weekend, June 28-30, 2013, belongs to last weekend’s champ, Disney / Pixar’s animated feature Monsters University. Featuring the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Helen Mirren, among others, Monsters University could easily collect $45 million by Sunday evening, after grossing $14.28 million on Friday according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo. Its domestic cume should then reach close to $170 million. At no. 2, 20th Century Fox’s The Heat will likely reach $35 million from 3,181 locations, »

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