Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:37 pm
The Lego Movie has held on to the number one spot at the US box office for the third weekend in a row.
The Warner Bros computer-animated movie took in $31.4m, earning a total of $183.1m. It beat two new releases - 3 Days to Kill and Pompeii - for the number one spot.
The Lego Movie features voices from actors including Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Charlie Day and Nick Offerman.
Kevin Costner's action-thriller 3 Days to Kill debuted in second place with $12.3m, while Pompeii took third place with $10m.
Directed by Paul WS Anderson, Pompeii is a disaster-adventure movie starring Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Carrie-Anne Moss and Kiefer Sutherland.
The RoboCop remake slipped from third place to fourth place with $9.2. The film stars Joel Kinnaman in the title role.
Both Ride Along and Frozen remained on the top ten list after being out for a more than five weeks. The other movies on the list have only been released for two to three weeks.
Ride Along, which premiered on January 17, took the the seventh spot with $4.6m.
Kevin Hart's comedy was followed by Disney's Frozen in eighth place with $4.3m. Released in November, the animated feature has been out for 14 weeks. Its total earnings are $324m.
Hart's other comedy About Last Night, a remake of the 1986 film of the same name, debuted in second place last week, but slipped down to sixth place with $7.4m.
The Monuments Men, Endless Love and Winter's Tale round up the top ten list.
The US weekend box office top ten for February 23 is as follows:
1. (1) The Lego Movie - $31,450,000
2. (-) 3 Days to Kill - $12,300,000
3. (-) Pompeii - $10,010,000
4. (3) RoboCop (2014) - $9,400,000
5. (4) The Monuments Men - $8,100,000
6. (2) About Last Night (2014) - $7,400,000
7. (6) Ride Along - $4,667,000
8. (8) Frozen - $4,357,000
9. (5) Endless Love (2014) - $4,301,000
10. (7) Winter's Tale - $2,130,000