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.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Business News
- Parachutist hits houseVernon / N. Okanagan - 6:47 pm
- Boonstock liquor decision finalPenticton / S. Okanagan - 7:00 pm
- Disaster relief from stormKamloops - 6:34 pm
- Movie set burned in firePenticton / S. Okanagan - 6:30 pm
|QHR Technologies Inc||1.15||0.00|
|Anavex Life Sciences||0.265||-0.01|
|Copper Mountain Mining||2.97||+0.15|
|Sunrise Resources Ltd||0.02||-0.03|
|Mission Ready Services||0.19||+0.01|
Photo: Thinkstock.comWays to reduce your Debt:Make a budget and get budget counselingA basic first step for debt reduction is to prepare a budget and plan your spending. Once you have a budget, you mu...
The Big Picture Geopolitical tensions rattle markets The spectre of rising geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Gaza cast a shadow over an otherwise positive week in the markets. News that a passenger...
The mainstream media are finally waking up to something unusual in British Columbia – a labour shortage. If the experience of Alberta is a guide to our own future, the highly skilled labour will...