'Heat' torches 'White House Down' at box office

June 30, 2013 8:49 PM

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'Heat' torches 'White House Down' at box office

'Monsters University' was No. 1 again, but Melissa McCarthy propels 'The Heat' to a strong second-place finish, continuing her streak of surprising box-office success.

The comic actress behind Bridesmaids and Identity Thief struck again this weekend, leading The Heat to a strong second-place finish and trouncing Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, stars of the other new release, White House Down.

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