1). The Lego Movie (WB) 3,775 theaters / $18M Fri. / Est. 3-day Cume: $60M+ / Wk 1
2). The Monuments Men (SONY), 3,083 theaters / $7M to $7.3M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $21.8M to $22.1M/ Wk 1
3). Ride Along (UNI), 2,800 theaters (-67) / $2.6M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $8.6M to $8.8M / Wk 4
4). Frozen (DIS), 2,460 theaters (-294) / $1.4M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $5.8M to $6.1M / Total Est. Cume: $368M / Wk 12
5/6). That Awkward Moment (FOCUS), 2,809 theaters (0) / $1.6M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $5M to $5.2M / Total Est. Cume: $16.5M / Wk 2
Lone Survivor (UNI), 2,869 theaters (-416) / $1.3M to $1.4M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $5M to $5.3M / Total Est. Cume: $112.5M / Wk 7
7). Vampire Academy (TWC), 2,676 theaters / $1.6M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $4.5M to $4.8M / Wk 1
8). The Nut Job (OPRD), 3,004 theaters (-468) / $725K Fri. / 3-day Cume: $2.9M to $3.2M / Total Est. Cume: $54.5M / Wk 4
9). Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PAR), 2,139 theaters (-768) / $900K Fri. / 3-day Cume: $3.1M to $3.3M / Total Est. Cume: $44M / Wk 4
10/11). American Hustle (SONY), 1,640 theaters (-576)/ $740K Fri. / 3-day Cume: $2.6M to $2.9M / Total Est. Cume: $138M / Wk 9
Surprise! We have THREE (count 'em) animated features in the Big Ten List, perching at #1, #4, and #8.
Just too much animation! The pictures are CANNIBALIZING each other!
Add On: We can safely assume that Warners has learned how to distribute animation, yes?
"The Lego Movie" clicked with moviegoers, assembling an exceptional $69.1 million debut at the weekend box office.
The better-than-expected result made the Warner Bros. collaboration with the Danish toy company easily the biggest hit of the year so far. A sequel is already in development. ...