Published On: Sun, Mar 2nd, 2014

Liam Neeson, ‘Non-Stop’ edges out ‘Son of God’ to top box office, ‘Frozen’ hits $1 billion

The Oscar weekend saw Non-Stop and Son of God battling for the top spot, dethroning The LEGO Movie‘s three week run at the box office winner. Disney’s Frozen crossed the $1 billion worldwide box office plateau, becoming the 18th film in history to reach that milestone.

Son of God movie posterNon-Stop led the way with an estimated $30 million with Son of God in second place with an estimated $26.5 million. Neeson’s rise to the top spot was long overdue and the Christian film make the biggest splash in ten years, when Passion of the Christ became a national phenomenon.

The LEGO Movie took third place with an estimated $21 million, becoming the first 2014 film to earn $200 million. Among fourth weekends, LEGO‘s ranks 16th all-time.

Box Office Mojo details the success of Frozen Frozen is expected to inch past $1 billion worldwide on Sunday; to date, it has earned $388.7 million at the domestic box office and $611.5 million overseas. Its top markets are South Korea ($76.2 million), the U.K. ($63.5 million), Germany ($47.7 million), France ($42.6 million) and China ($42.6 million). In two weeks, it finally opens in Japan, which could turn out to be another huge market (animated movies and musicals are both very popular there).”

 Title Weekend Total
1.  Non-Stop $30,019,000 $30
2.  Son of God $26,500,000 $26.5
3.  The LEGO Movie $21,015,000 $209.3
4.  The Monuments Men $5,000,000 $65.6
5.  3 Days to Kill $4,900,000 $20.7
6.  Robocop $4,500,000 $51.2
7.  Pompeii $4,300,000 $17.7
8.  Frozen $3,611,000 $388.7
9.  About Last Night $3,400,000 $43.7
10.  Ride Along $3,065,000 $127.1

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