Weekend Box Office: $100 Million ‘Pompeii’ Makes $10 Million
To the surprise of no one, the nearly universally loved LEGO Movie repeated at the box office this weekend, dropping just 36.9% from last week and adding $31.4 million to its gross, which would’ve been good for a first weekend, let alone a third.
Weekend Box Office: Out of the Furnace and Into the Toilet
The major releases battling for the box office this weekend were Catching Fire, Frozen, and Out of the Furnace, which was such a gift from the Gods of shitty pun headlines that you wonder if someone performed a raindance waving a lock of Gene Shalit’s hair.
'Catching Fire' torches competition at box office
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire did just that at the box office, scoring the fourth-highest debut in Hollywood history. The sequel to last year's hit collected $161.1 million since it opened Thursday night, according to studio estimates from Rentrak.