Liam Neeson action thriller ‘Non-Stop’ flew higher than biographical Christian drama ‘Son of God' to top the domestic weekend box office, according to industry figures reported by movie tracking site Box Office Mojo on Monday.
On its opening weekend, ‘Non-Stop’ grossed $28.8 million in ticket sales from Friday to Sunday.
‘Son of God’ debuted with $25.6 million.
After three weeks at No. 1, animated action comedy ‘The LEGO Movie’ fell to No. 3 in its fourth weekend, earning $20.8 million for a total of $209.1 million since opening Feb. 7.
Kevin Costner action thriller ‘3 Days to Kill’ dropped two spots to No. 4 in its second weekend, earning $4.95 million for a total of $20.7 million since opening Feb. 21.
World War II biographical action drama ‘The Monuments Men’ starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett remained at No. 5 in its fourth weekend, earning $4.94 million for a total of $65.6 million since opening Feb. 7.
FRIDAY’S NATIONWIDE RELEASES
- A Greek general leads his army against invading Persian forces in R-rated action sequel ‘300: Rise of an Empire.’ Watch the official trailer here.
- A genius dog and his adopted boy must go back in time to repair history and save the future in animated adventure comedy ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman.’ Rated PG. Based on characters from 1960s animated TV series ‘The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.’ Watch the official trailer here.
TUESDAY’S DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES
- A free black man is abducted and sold into slavery in R-rated biographical historical drama '12 Years a Slave.’
- The story of the martial arts master who trained Bruce Lee is told in biographical action drama ‘The Grandmaster.’ Rated PG-13.
- Katniss and Peeta become targets of the government after their victory sparks rebellion in dystopian action sequel ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ starring Jennifer Lawrence. Rated PG-13. Based on the novels by Suzanne Collins.
- A man seeks to learn why he was kidnapped and then incarcerated for 20 years in R-rated action drama remake ‘Oldboy’ starring Josh Brolin and directed by Spike Lee.