‘LEGO 2’ FALLS SHORT AT THE B.O. – (02/11/2019)
The Lego 2 Movie: The Second Part won the box office with an estimated $31 million, but it fell well short of the forecast debut of $50 million. The cast is rock-solid: Chris Pratt leads the voice cast as Emmet Brickowski and new character Rex Dangervest. Then, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie, Will Arnett, Charlie Day, Nick Offerman and Will Ferrell reprise their roles from earlier Lego films, with Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz and Maya Rudolph joining the cast.
Taraji P. Henson’s remake of the 2000 What Women Want (starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt) snagged second place with $17 million.
Liam Neeson’s Cold Pursuit rounded out the top three with $10.2 million.
1. Lego Movie 2: The Second Part — $31 million
2. What Men Want— $17 million
3. Cold Pursuit— $10.2 million
4. The Upside— $7.2 million
5. Glass— $6.4 million
6. The Prodigy — $6 million
7. Green Book— $3.6 million
8. Aquaman— $3.3 million
9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse— $3 million
10. Miss Bala — $2.7 million