Box Office Roundup: Lego Movie Stays #1

By Peter Towe

Published on Sunday, February 16, 2014

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With three 80’s remakes opening this Presidents Day Weekend The Lego Movie was able to remain at the top, finishing number one with $48.8 million.  The Lego Movie only dropped 29% from its opening weekend, and has earned $129.1 million so far.  About Last Night, starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, and Regina Hall opened with $27 million, finishing in second.

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Robocop opened with $21.5 million which was not a great sign for Sony, who also produced the 2012 Paul Verhoeven remake Total Recall, which debuted with $25.6 million.  This may not be a great sign for future installments, but it is entirely too early to tell.  The last remake opening this weekend was Endless Love, finishing fifth with $13.4 million.

Here’s the full top-ten from the weekend box office.

1. The LEGO Movie $48.8 million

2. About Last Night $27 million

3. RoboCop $21.5 million

4. The Monuments Men $15 million

5. Endless Love $13.4 million

6. Ride Along $8.8 million

7. Winter’s Tale $7.8 million

8. Frozen $5.9 million

9. Lone Survivor $4.1 million

10. That Awkward Moment $3.3 million

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