Audiences heart ‘Lego,’ and Kevin Hart rides along

February 16, 2014 - box office

The ’80s returned to theaters this weekend, though they were no compare for a 70-year-old toy.

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The Lego Movie hold off a raft of 1980s remakes over a Valentine’s Day weekend, channel a $100 million symbol in usually 10 days to turn a biggest film of a immature year.

Lego snapped adult $48.8 million, according to studio estimates from Rentrak, giving a charcterised comedy a second uninterrupted box-office crown. Lego has built adult $129.1 million in dual weekends.

Still, audiences found adore for Valentine’s Day weekend redos, led by Kevin Hart’s About Last Night, that took second place with $27 million.

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The entrance met many analysts’ expectations, and gave Hart his second large entrance following his patrolman comedy Ride Along, that non-stop to $41.5 million in January.

Ray Subers of Box Office Mojo credits distributor Sony Pictures for an assertive selling debate that “features Kevin Hart, who is positively a box-office pull following a success of final month’s Ride Along.”

The reconstitute of a 1986 comedy with Rob Lowe and Demi Moore was a strike with critics and audiences. More than three-fourths of a nation’s reviewers endorsed a movie, says consult site Rotten Tomatoes. Moviegoers were some-more smitten, giving a film an A-minus, according to pollsters CinemaScore.

While RoboCop, a reboot of a 1987 thriller, didn’t find as many love as Hart, it managed to attract $21.5 million and third place. The $100 million design met many analysts’ expectations and has finished $26.4 million given a recover Wednesday.

George Clooney’s World War II story The Monuments Men took fourth place in a second weekend with $15 million.

When it came to Valentine’s Day romances, audiences were in a mood for deja-view, moving a reconstitute of 1981’s Endless Love to a important $13.4 million, rounding out a tip 5 and assembly many expectations. Critics pummeled Endless, that got a thumbs-up from only 14% of reviewers. But 66% of moviegoers favourite it, Rotten Tomatoes says.

Final total are approaching Tuesday since of a Presidents’ Day holiday.

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