Warner Bros’ family film The Lego Movie scaled the top of the charts on an estimated $69.1m as The Monuments opened solidly in second place on $22.7m.
The Weinstein Company release Vampire Academy in seventh place on a disappointing $4.1m from 2,676 theatres.
Overall the top 12 dropped 2.5% against last weekend and fell approximately 19% against the comparable session in 2013.
Universal’s Ride Along crossed $100m and ranks third on $105.2m after four sessions. Focus Features’ That Awkward Moment ranks fifth on $16.8m after two.
Ben Wheatley’s English Civil War horror film A Field In England opened through Drafthouse Films and grossed $5,000 from 10 sites.
This week’s wide releases are: Sony’s Robocop reboot starring Joel Kinnaman; Screen Gems’ rom-com About Last Night starring Kevin Hart and Regina Hall; Universal’s romance Endless Love with Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde; Warner Bros’ fantasy Winter’s Tale with Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and William Hurt.
Estimated Top 10 North America Feb 7-9 2014
Film (Dist) / Est wkd gross / Est total to date
1 (-) The Lego Movie (Warner Bros) WBPI $69.1m –
2 (-) The Monuments Men (Sony) Fox International $22.7m –
3 (1) Ride Along (Universal) UPI $9.4m $105.2m
4 (2) Frozen (Buena Vista) WDSMPI $6.9m $368.7m
5 (3) That Awkward Moment (Focus Features) QED International $5.5m $16.8m
6 (5) Lone Survivor (Universal) Foresight Unlimited $5.3m $112.6m
7 (-) Vampire Academy (TWC) IM Global $4.1m –
8 (4) The Nut Job (Open Road) Red Rover $3.8m $55.1m
9 (6) Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (Paramount) PPI $3.6m $44.5m
10 (7) Labor Day (Paramount) $3.2m $10.2m