Those looking for the G-rated kind of entertainment discovered The LEGO Batman Movie united animated and movie lovers of all kinds while a weepie love story got Fifty Shades Darker, adding more dramatic shade to the most romantic of weekends. Hardly the romantic, John Wick: (and his) Chapter 2 brought twice as much dimension to the hit man’s shady repertoire. Despite romance being in the air, the creepiest characters refused to be Split from those with terror (as opposed to tenderness) in their hearts. A Girls Night Out included those Hidden Figures, who gave new meaning to Girl Power.
It was a powerful, passionate weekend at the movies, with a bit of horror and a still-hot hit man thrown into the mix, but our biggest audience preferred heroes of the cartoon-inspired kind, making for one colorfully entertaining experience.
Which of our colorful tales inspired the strongest feelings for you this pre-Valentine’s Day?
Estimated Domestic Box Office Results:
1. The LEGO Batman Movie $55.6 million.
2. Fifty Shades Darker $48.6 million.
3. John Wick: Chapter 2 $30 million.
4. Split $9.3 million.
5. Hidden Figures $8 million.