THE LEGO MOVIE Holds Strong at Top of Weekend Box Office with $31.4 Million
Rentrak Corporation, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Feb. 23, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™and International Box Office Essentials™ theatrical measurement services.
As the trusted standard for all studio box office reporting, Rentrak provides intelligence into overnight theatre-level reporting across the global theatrical market. Coupled with the official reported data, studios are able to analyze admissions and gross results in over 50 territories using Rentrak's suite of products.
Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Warner Bros.' "The Lego Movie" led the global box office once again, earning $23.1 million this weekend in 48 international markets for a worldwide weekend take of $54.5 million. The studio also enjoyed a massive number one debut in China for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" earning $32.7 million."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, are below.
Lego Movie, The - Warner Bros. - $31.4M
3 Days To Kill - Relativity Media - $12.3M
Pompeii - Sony - $10.0M
RoboCop - Sony - $9.4M
Monuments Men - Sony - $8.1M
About Last Night - Sony - $7.4M
Ride Along - Universal - $4.7M
Frozen - Disney - $4.4M
Endless Love - Universal - $4.3M
Winter's Tale - Warner Bros. - $2.1M
Lone Survivor - Universal - $2.0M
American Hustle - Sony - $1.8M