Weekend Box Office Report: February 7-9
Three new films opened: The LEGO Movie, The Monuments Men and Vampire Academy
- The LEGO Movie– Warner Bros. latest animated feature dominated the box office with a gross of $69 million. It cost the studio $60 million to make. Critically speaking the film is receiving very positive reviews. It holds a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes and an 82 on Metacritic. I had the pleasure of seeing the movie and I had a great time. I would highly recommend seeing this one as it is a lot of fun.
- The Monuments Men– George Clooney’s latest directorial effort grossed $22 million. However it cost Sony $70 million to make. Amongst critics the film is not doing so well. It holds a 35% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 52 on Metacritic.
- Ride Along– Made $9.6 million, bringing its total gross to $105.3 million. It cost Universal $25 million to make.
- Frozen– Made $6.9 million, bringing its total gross to $368.6 million. It cost Disney $150 million to make.
- Lone Survivor– Made $5.6 million, bringing its total gross to $112.9 million. It cost Universal $40 million to make.
- That Awkward Moment– Brought in $5.2 million this weekend, bringing its total gross to $16.5 million. It cost Focus Features $8 million to make.
- Vampire Academy– The latest teen vampire film did not have a good opening weekend. It made $4 million. Box Office Mojo did not list a budget for the film. Reviews for the film have not been positive. On Rotten Tomatoes it holds an 11% and on Metacritic a 29.
- The Nut Job– Made $3.8 million, bringing its total gross to $55 million. It cost Open Road Films $42 million to make.
- Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit– Brought in $3.5 million, bringing its total gross to $44.4 million. It cost Paramount $60 million to make.
- Labor Day– Made $3.2 million, bringing its total gross to $10.1 million. It cost Paramount $19 million to make.
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