300: Rise of an Empire Conquers Box Office

Truth rating: 10
(Warner Bros.)

By Daniel Gates


(Warner Bros.)

300: Rise of an Empire has conquered the box office.

The violent sandals-and-swords sequel earned about $45.1 million this weekend, debuting at #1 ahead of fellow new movie Mr. Peabody and Sherman’s $32.5 million.

Non-Stop finished in third place with $15.4 million.

The Lego Movie ($11 million) held off Son of God ($10 million) in a battle for the 4th and 5th spots.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Monuments Men ($3.1 million), 3 Days to Kill ($3.1 million), Frozen ($3 million), 12 Years a Slave ($2.2 million), and Ride Along ($2 million).

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