Will Ferrell Ends Leonardo DiCaprio's Box Office Reign

Entertainment Aug. 8, 2010 AT 3:49PM
Will Ferrell Ends Leonardo DiCaprio's Box Office Reign Credit: Soul Brother/FilmMagic; Jun Sato/WireImage)

Leonardo DiCaprio isn't dreaming: after three weeks on top, the box office smash Inception fell to the No. 2 spot behind Will Ferrell's comedy The Other Guys.

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According to Movies.com, The Other Guys -- which also stars Mark Wahlberg and Eva Mendes -- reportedly brought in a whopping $35.6 million during its opening weekend, beating Inception's estimated $18.6 million.

But at the New York premiere of The Other Guys on Monday, Ferrell, 43, joked that he isn't used to being on top -- much less coming out ahead of marquee names like DiCaprio.

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"I feel like I'm constantly the other guy," he told UsMagazine.com. "I'm always bumped off flights. I never get reservations to fancy restaurants."

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Step Up 3D came in third place ($15.5 million), followed by Angelina Jolie's espionage thriller Salt ($11.1 million). Steve Carrell's comedy Dinner for Schmucks rounded out the top five with $10.5 million.

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