weekend box office
The family movie audience just will not lego of The Lego Movie.
The animated comedy earned an estimated $49-million on its second weekend of release for another convincing first-place finish.
Moviegoers rode along with Ride Along as the new comedy earned an estimated $41-million in its weekend debut for an easy first-place finish.
The sequel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, made it two weekends in a row on top of the heap by earning an estimated $31-million on its second weekend for another first-place finish.
The Middle Earth fantasy-adventure, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, was the runaway winner on its debut weekend, earning an estimated $74-million.
Its box-office hammer was only half as powerful as it was last weekend, but the fantasy sequel, Thor: The Dark World, made it two first-place finishes in a row.
Thor: The Dark World debuted with an estimated whopping $86-million and a runaway first-place finish on its initial box-office weekend.
The new kids’ science fiction thriller, Ender’s Game, took the top spot, debuting with an estimated $28-million.
Bad Grandpa, the fourth entry in the Jackass franchise, grabbed the top spot, earning an estimated $32-million on its opening weekend.
The indoor weather report for the multiplex weekend was cloudy with a chance of meatballs.
‘Elysium’ was tops among a group of four new movies that turned up at multiplexes over the weekend.
The Conjuring debuted with an opening weekend estimate of $42-million and a strong first-place box-office finish.
Still a box office monster, Monsters University managed to scare up another first-place finish.
The action thriller sequel drove away to a first-place finish Memorial Day Weekend.
This weekend saw a new leader at multiplexes. ’42′ was a hit, appropriately enough, at the box office.