'Despicable Me 2' Snaps Up $4.7M, 'Lone Ranger' $2M at Box Office Tuesday Night

The minions of "Despicable Me 2" got the jump on the "The Lone Ranger" as the July 4 weekend box office chase began, taking in $4.7 million in Tuesday night shows while Disney's action Western brought in $2 million. 

Both films open nationwide Wednesday, with "Despicable Me 2" in roughly 4,000 theaters and "The Lone Ranger" in 3.904. The concert film "Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain" from Summit grossed an estimated $1.1 million from just 876 locations in midnight shows ahead of its Wednesday debut.



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