DreamWorks Pictures' new Aaron Paul racing movie Need for Speed stalls in its North American debut, coming in third with $17.8 million behind weekend winner Mr. Peabody & Sherman and 300: Rise of an Empire.
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Warner Bros. and Legendary Picture's 3D sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, tops the North American box office with a solid $45.1 million debut; DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman follows in second place with a pleasing $32.5 million.
Non-Stop and Son of God rule the box office over Oscar weekend. The Liam Neeson action movie takes first place with $28.9 million, while Son of God is an impressive runner-up. Meanwhile, Disney Animation's Frozen becomes the 18th movie ever to earn over $1 billion worldwide, and The LEGO Movie crosses $200 million domestically.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's The LEGO Movie is the domestic box office champ for the third weekend in a row. Elsewhere, Frozen races past $980 million globally to become the number two animated title of all time, not accounting for inflation.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures' The Lego Movie remains at the top of the box office chart over the long holiday weekend; Disney’s Frozen crosses the $955 million mark at the global box office, becoming the number three animated title of all time.
The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society bestows 25 honors at 5th annual awards ceremony in Hollywood; Gravity wins four top honors; Frozen wins two awards; Breaking Bad and Space win for best 4K productions.
This year, five new nationwide releases were delivered on Christmas Day. By the weekend, however, audiences had turned their attention back to blockbuster holdovers The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Frozen.
LOOK Effects produces the visual effects for Grudge Match; fills New Orleans arena with 10,000 fight fans.
Five new nationwide releases reached theaters on Christmas Day, though none were quite strong enough to take first place away from Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.