We thought the best movie involving LEGOs would be the masterpieces we made on our LEGO Studios Steven Spielberg MovieMaker, but we were so very wrong!
The LEGO Movie basically deconstructed its box office competition (like they were made out of LEGOs) by
rising building its way to number 1 as it made $69.1 million this past weekend!
This is the second largest opening for the month of February ever! It beat out Monuments Men, which earned a respectable $22.7 million, and Vampire Academy, which bombed.
Overseas, the toy-based film earned $18.1 million across 34 different markets, including $4.1 million in Mexico despite the country's very recent introduction to the LEGO toy brand!
What's that crunching, plastic-on-plastic sound? Could it be Warner Bros. constructing a sequel? According to Dan Fellman, Warner's domestic distribution chief, it's a definite possibility:
"I think this sends a signal that we are very interested in this space. You will be hearing more from us, and we will definitely be talking very shortly about our plans for LEGO."
Uh, more Batman voiced by Will Arnett? Heck yes!
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