'Inception' earns dreamy reception with $60.4M

In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros., Marion Cotillard, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio are shown in a scene from "Inception." (AP Photo/Warner Bros., Melissa Moseley)

July 18, 2010 12:27:15 PM PDT
Leonardo DiCaprio and Christopher Nolan's "Inception" is anything but a sleeper as the thriller opened big with $60.4 million and a No. 1 finish at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.