After three straight weekends at the top of the charts, The Lego Movie has finally been knocked off its brick pedestal by a pair of formidable box office forces: Liam Neeson and Jesus Christ.
Despite middling reviews, Neeson’s cat-and-mouse thriller Non-Stop pulled in $10 million on Friday to take the No. 1 spot. While this is a weaker opening than Neeson’s last action outing, 2012’s Taken 2, the film earned an A- CinemaScore from audiences, which should help push it to a better-than-expected $30 million take for the weekend and proves that Neeson’s appeal to fans of old-school action movies shows no sign of stopping. Not bad for a guy who’ll turn 62 this year. READ FULL STORY