After a week of its first showing, Leonardo Dicaprio-Christopher Nolan’s newest film, “Inception” still made it to rank #1 of the weekend box office despite the release of the highly anticipated spy movie by Angelina Jolie entitled “Salt.” The Inception earned an additional $43.5 million to add to its gross of over $143 million. On the other hand, Salt only earned about $36.5 million on its opening weekend.

Here’s the complete list of movies that made to the top 10 this weekend:

  1. Inception – $43.5 million
  2. Salt – $36.5 million
  3. Despicable Me – $24.1 million
  4. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – $9.68 million
  5. Toy Story 3 – $9 million
  6. Ramona and Beezus – $8 million
  7. Grown Ups – $7.6 million
  8. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse – $7 million
  9. The Last Airbender – $4.2 million
  10. Predators – $2.8 million

The question now is will Inception still stays on the top of the chart after the release of movies like the Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore and Steve Carell’s comedy film Dinner for Schmucks this week. Let see if this happens.

Inception stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Dileep Rao, Tom Berenger and Michael Caine. It was released on theaters last July 16, 2010.

Salt stars Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Zoe Lister Jones, Yara Shahidi, Gaius Charles, Victor Slezak, Daniel Olbrychski, Cassidy Hinkle and Corey Stoll. The movie was released last July 23, 2010.

Updated: March 1, 2011

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