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The ‘Lego Batman Movie’ Holds On to #1 – Seriously?

The rest of the top five: The Great Wall earned $18.4 million in the United States, although it has been out for about a month overseas. John Wick: Chapter Two, in which he guns down 750 mobsters, give or take, for insulting his cat, earned $16.1 million, followed by Fist Fight, which earned $12.2 million.

Hidden Figures with three Oscar nominations is still doing well, taking in $7.2 million at No. 6. Split earned $7.1 million at No. 7. The rest of the top ten concludes with A Dog’s Purpose ($5.6 million), La La Land ($4.5 million) and A Cure for Wellness ($4.3 million).


Critics – you are hereby warned not to try to figure them out – were their insipid selves for the weekend. Ratings at Rotten Tomatoes starts with La La Land (93 percent approval rating), Hidden Figures (92 percent), The Lego Batman Movie (91 percent – can you see the connection here? Me, neither), followed by John Wick: Chapter 2 (90 percent), Split (75 percent), A Cure For Wellness (39 percent), The Great Wall (35 percent), A Dog’s Purpose (34 percent), Fist Fight (32 percent) and Fifty Shades Darker (9 percent).

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