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'Ride Along' cruises, 'I, Frankenstein' loses at weekend box office

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‘I, Frankenstein’ couldn’t generate any electricity at theaters, and ‘Ride Along’ continued cruising at the top of the domestic weekend box office, according to industry figures released Monday.

‘Ride Along,’ the action comedy starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, grossed $21.2 million in ticket sales from Friday to Sunday for a total of $75.5 million since opening Jan. 17.

Biographical military action drama ‘Lone Survivor’ starring Mark Wahlberg stayed at No. 2 in its fifth weekend, earning $12.9 million for a total of $93.9 million since opening in limited release Christmas day.

Animated adventure comedy ‘The Nut Job’ remained at No. 3 in its second weekend, earning $12.1 million for a total of $40 million since opening Jan. 17.

Disney’s animated 3D comedy adventure ‘Frozen’ continued its remarkable run at the box office, inching up one notch to No. 4 in its 10th weekend, earning $9.1 million for a total of $347.8 million since opening in limited release Nov. 22.

Tom Clancy-inspired action thriller ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ slipped one notch to No. 5 in its second weekend, earning $9 million for a total of $30.4 million since opening Jan. 17.

The weekend’s only nationwide release, action fantasy ‘I, Frankenstein,’ opened at No. 6 with $8.6 million.

FRIDAY’S NATIONWIDE RELEASES

  • A depressed single mom and her son give a wounded man a ride as police search for an escaped convict in drama ‘Labor Day’ starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Based on the 2009 novel by Joyce Maynard. Rated PG-13. Watch the official trailer here.
  • Three best friends wonder where their relationships are going in R-rated romantic comedy That Awkward Moment starring Zac Efron. Watch the official trailer here.

TUESDAY’S DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES

  • An inventor’s machine is still churning out menacing food-animal hybrids in animated family comedy sequel ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.’ Rated PG.
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague gain access to classified U.S. intelligence documents in biographical dramatic thriller ‘The Fifth Estate’ starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
  • An 86-year-old man takes his 8-year-old grandson on a cross-country trip packed with pranks in R-rated comedy ‘Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa’ starring Johnny Knoxville.
  • Three senior citizens throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last single friend in comedy ‘Last Vegas’ starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman. Rated PG-13.
  • An intense 1970s rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda is chronicled in R-rated biographical action sports drama ‘Rush.’ Directed by Ron Howard.
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