'Lego Movie 2' Opens Atop North American Box Office

 

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A trio of newcomers dominated theaters over the weekend, with “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” leading the way and claiming the top spot, according to final figures released today.

The Lego sequel earned $34.1 million between Friday and Sunday to finish first at North American theaters, according to box-office tracker comScore.

Taraji P. Henson's comedy “What Men Want” opened in second place with $18.2 million, followed by Liam Neeson's action-thriller “Cold Pursuit,” which debuted with $11 million.

The Kevin Hart-Bryan Cranston film “The Upside” earned $7.1 million to take fourth place, while M. Night Shyamalan's “Glass” slipped to fifth place with $6.3 million. “Glass” has earned more than $98.3 million in its four weeks of release.

Rounding out the top 10 films of the weekend were “The Prodigy” ($5.9 million); “Green Book” ($3.4 million); “Aquaman” ($3.2 million); “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” ($3 million); and “Miss Bala” ($2.7 million).

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