Genndy Tartakovsky’s Hotel Transylvania 2 delivered a stronger-than-anticipated second frame with an estimated $33 million, grabbing second place behind the launch of Ridley Scott’s The Martian. The Sony Pictures Animation feature has now put up $90.5 million at the U.S. box office.

HT2′s declined just 31.9% in its second weekend, a minimal drop that suggests the film can hold its own heading into the Halloween season. The decline was smaller than other major animation releases this year, including Inside Out (42.1%), Home (48.2%), and Minions (57.4%). The film also had a slimmer decline than the original Hotel Transylvania, which itself had a slim second weekend decline of just 36.4%. HT2 is now all but guaranteed to outperform the original film’s gross of $148.3M.

HT2 also tacked on an additional $20.4M internationally, lifting its foreign total to $59.8M. Its worldwide total is now $150.3M.

Meanwhile, Pixar’s Inside Out earned an extra $12.8M worldwide, including a number 1 launch in Germany with $7.1M. The film has now grossed $792.3M, and will surpass Shrek the Third this week to become the 10th highest-grossing animated feature of all-time. The film will get its final box office boost this Tuesday when it launches in China.

Illumination’s Minions banked $6.3M, with $4.3M of that figure from China, where the movie has grossed $67.2M to date. Its total global gross of $1.14 billion makes it the second highest-grossing animated feature of all-time, trailing only the $1.27 billion of Disney’s Frozen.

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