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    Box Office: The LEGO Movie Takes Top Spot With Big Debut, The Monuments Men Is No.2

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    The LEGO Movie assembled quite a large crowd of moviegoers this weekend.

    The action-animated flick that features everyone's favorite interlocking blocks, as well as the voices of Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell and Will Forte, earned a massive $69.1 million its opening weekend. The Warner Bros. feature also grossed an impressive $17.14 million on Friday.

    George Clooney's WW II biography-drama The Monuments Men was the No.2 movie, making $22.7 million in its debut weekend.

    Ride Along, which held strong as the No.1 movie for three straight weekends, dropped to the No.3 spot with $9.39 million. It also crossed the $100 million mark.

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    Matt Damon, George Clooney, The Monuments Men Columbia Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox

    Frozen, in its eleventh weekend in theaters, took home $6.91 million and nabbed the No.4 slot. That Awkward Moment rounded out the top 5 with $5.54 million.

    The Vampire Academy, the third new film in theaters this weekend, made $4.1 million and landed at No.7.

    Here's a complete rundown of the weekend estimates, per Box Office Mojo:

    1. The LEGO Movie: $69.1 million

    2. The Monuments Men: $22.7 million

    3. Ride Along: $9.39 million

    4. Frozen: $6.91 million

    5. That Awkward Moment: $5.54 million

    6. Lone Survivor: $5.29 million

    7. Vampire Academy: $4.1 million

    8. The Nut Job: $3.8 million

    9. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: $3.6 million

    10. Labor Day: $3.23 million

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