‘The LEGO Movie’ continued its dominance at theaters, blasting newcomers ‘3 Days to Kill’ and ‘Pompeii,’ to top the domestic weekend box office for a third straight weekend, according to figures reported by movie tracking site Box Office Mojo on Monday.
The animated 3D action comedy based on the classic construction toy grossed $31.3 million in ticket sales from Friday to Sunday for a total of $183 million since opening Feb. 7.
Kevin Costner action thriller ‘3 Days to Kill’ opened at No. 2 with $12.2 million.
Historical 3D action drama ‘Pompeii’ debuted at No. 3 with $10.3 million.
Sci-fi action remake ‘Robocop’ slipped one notch to No. 4 in its second weekend, earning $9.8 million for a total of $44 million since opening Feb. 12.
World War II biographical action drama ‘The Monuments Men’ starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett fell one spot to No. 5 in its third weekend, earning $7.9 million for a total of $57.8 million since opening Feb. 7.
FRIDAY’S NATIONWIDE RELEASES
- During a transatlantic flight, an air marshal receives texts messages threatening passengers' lives unless $150 million is wired to an off-shore account in action thriller ‘Non-Stop’ starring Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore. Rated PG-13. Watch the official trailer here.
- The story of Jesus from his birth through his resurrection is told in biblical drama ‘Son of God.’ Rated PG-13. Watch the official trailer here.
TUESDAY’S DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES
- A medical engineer and astronaut try to survive after an accident in space in sci-fi drama ‘Gravity’ starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Rated PG-13.
- An aging father travels to Nebraska with his estranged son to claim a million-dollar sweepstakes prize in R-rated drama ‘Nebraska’ starring Bruce Dern.
- The Marvel hero-god Thor returns to face a new threat in action sequel ‘Thor: The Dark World.’ Rated PG-13.