GIMME FIVE

"Despicable Me" was a big-time sleeper, a foreign-made (mostly French) and relatively inexpensive piece of animation that carved out a spot in the top five animated films this year.

1. "Toy Story 3," $415 million.

2. "Despicable Me," $250 million.

3. "Shrek Forever After," $238 million.

4. "How To Train Your Dragon," $217 million.

5. "Megamind," $140 million.