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January 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The same films that finished in the top five last week repeated again over the past weekend, with Ride Along taking the No. 1 position with $21.3 million. Universal’s Lone Survivor also repeated in second place with $12.9 million and is expected to pass the $100-million mark by next weekend. I, Frankenstein, the only film that opened in wide release, came in at No. 6 with just $8.6 million. Still performing strongly after two months, Disney Animation’s Frozen edged out Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit for fourth place with $9.1 million. The family film is also expected to remain strong next weekend when a sing-along version is released. Overall, the total box office take came to $88.5 million, up 11 percent from the comparable weekend a year ago.

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Rentrak (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Ride Along, Universal, $21,299,495, 2 Wks. ($75,544,808); 2. Lone Survivor, Universal, $12,900,960, 5 Wks. ($93,914,921); 3. The Nut Job, Open Road Films, $12,101,118, 2 Wks. ($40,056,363); 4. Frozen, Disney, $9,118,806, 9 Wks. ($347,899,011); 5. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Paramount Pictures, $9,084,687, 2 Wks. ($30,452,820); 6. I, Frankenstein, Lionsgate, $8,610,441, 1 Wks. ($(New); 7. American Hustle, Columbia, $7,061,676, 7 Wks, ($127,000,429); 8. The Wolf of Wall Street, Paramount, $5,478,368, 5 Wks. ($98,508,824); 9. August: Osage County, The Weinstein Company, $5,029,030, 5 Wks. ($26,514,531); 10. The Devil’s Due, 20th Century Fox, $2,786,341, 2 Wks. ($12,922,304).