“Ride Along,” a Kevin Hart comedy, maintained its position at the top of the box office, while monster thriller “I, Frankenstein” failed to impress.
According to reports, citing Sunday box-office estimates, Universal Pictures’ cop comedy “Ride Along” remained at the top, raking in $21.2 million in its second weekend. The film had set a January debut record last week collecting $48.6 million on its first weekend. The film was made with an estimated budget of $25 million and has grossed approximately $74.5 million in domestic ticket sales.
“I, Frankenstein,” on the other hand, produced with an estimated budget of $65 million managed only $8.3 million during opening weekend. It managed a slightly better showing of $13 million in the international market. The film, financed by Lakeshore Entertainment, stars Aaron Eckhart as Mary Shelley’s monster in a modern-day setting.
Universal’s “Lone Survivor” maintained second position, earning $12.6 million in its fifth weekend, grossing approximately $93.6 million nationally. The war film, starring Mark Wahlberg, is reportedly expected to cross $100 million soon.
Open Road Films' animation, “The Nut Job,” made $12.3 million in its second week, getting to third position in box-office collections while “Frozen” was at fourth position with an estimated collection of $9 million. It has reportedly earned $347.8 million as a 10-week domestic total. The film will also bring out a sing-along version on Jan. 31.
The fifth slot in the box office was taken by action-thriller “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” with an estimated collection of $8.8 million, while “I, Frankenstein” came in sixth.
Some of the other films that made up the rest of the list over the past weekend are “American Hustle” with $7.1 million, “August: Osage County” with $5 million, “The Wolf of Wall Street” with $5 million and “Devil’s Due” with $2.8 million.
Suman Varandani works as a Correspondent for the International Business Times, where she covers Entertainment, Lifestyle, Media & Culture and other trending topics.