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The Lego Movie a 'block' buster

"The Lego Movie" continues to lead at the box office in its third weekend, besting "3 Days to Kill" and "Pompeii" on their opening weekends.

The Warner Bros. animated film, featuring the voices of Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks and Morgan Freeman, earned $31.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The domestic total has passed $183 million.

Relativity Media's crime drama "3 Days to Kill," starring Kevin Costner and Amber Heard, came in second with $12.3 million in its first weekend at the multiplex.

"Pompeii," Sony's boiling gladiator drama, took the third place slot with $10 million.

In its second weekend, the Sony and MGM reboot "RoboCop" dropped from third to fourth with $9.4 million, Wlos hile George Clooney's "The Monuments Men" was pushed down to fifth place with $8.1 million.

The Canadian Press

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