The Lego Movie powers through to make more than $5m for second weekend

The Lego Movie returned to the top of the box office charts as it took in more than $5m for the second weekend in a row as sales dropped for last week’s top release Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Roadshow Films took in $5,176,972 for The Lego Movie on 516 screens this weekend, delivering a total of $14,452,168 as cinema ticket sales slowed for the Captain America sequel, which took more than $6m last week, to deliver $3,645,372 for Disney this weekend.

New release Divergent was third in all films, making $3,159,775 for distributor Eone, while Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel made Fox $1,813,9992 on 108 screens in its opening weekend.

Divergent and The Grand Budapest Hotel knocked down animated comedy Mr Peabody and Sherman and Biblical drama Noah to fifth and sixth on the list. Mr Peabody and Sherman made $1,457,565 across 389 screens this weekend surpassing Noah’s $1,250,245 on 387 screens.

Noah has made more than $10m since its Australian release as Mr Peabody and Sherman has made a total of $7,765,830.

Bollywood film Disco Singh delivered Sizzling $85,805 on 20 screens in its opening weekend as the Indian horror comedy Boothnath Returns made $16,683 on eight screens for distributor Friends India.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
The Lego Movie (Roadshow) $5,176,972 516 $14,452,168
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Disney) $3,645,372 571 $12,194,578
Divergent (Eone) $3,159,775 0 $3,291,600
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox) $1,813,992 108 $1,965,745
Mr. Peabody And Sherman (Fox) $1,457,565 389 $7,765,830
Noah (Paramount) $1,250,245 387 $10,300,632
Muppets Most Wanted (Disney) $820,404 267 $1,064,863
The Monuments Men (Fox) $232,253 141 $8,396,544
Ride Along (Universal) $95,569 53 $2,453,475
Disco Singh (Sizzling) $85,805 20 $85,805
Wadjda (Eone) $49,330 25 $456,132
The Dallas Buyers Club (Pinnacle Films) $47,090 31 $2,918,345
Tracks (Paramount) $36,202 40 $2,267,159
Need For Speed (Disney) $32,356 22 $4,203,703
Non-stop (Studiocanal) $24,435 15 $5,825,860
The Wolf Of Wall Street (Roadshow) $22,152 0 $23,289,302
12 Years A Slave (Icon) $20,641 20 $7,508,139
Bhoothnath Returns (Friends India) $16,683 8 $16,683
Le Week-end (Paramount) $16,404 21 $1,109,443
300: Rise Of An Empire (Wb) $15,624 11 $8,476,927

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