300: Rise of an Empire Makes $132 Million Worldwide Debut

    300: Rise of an Empire is the number one movie. After its release Friday, the epic battle movie scored $132 Million worldwide, with $45 Million of that coming from 3470 American theaters. 342 of those were in IMAX.

    The sequel to the debut of 2007’s 300, which scored a record breaking $70 million its first weekend, Rise of an Empire is the second biggest opening of 2014, so far, nestled behind The Lego Movie. 300: Rise of an Empire cost $108 Million to make and will undoubtedly lead to a third, milking a film that easily appeases those hungry for drama and violence in 3D.

    Here’s a full list of the top 10 weekend box-office numbers:

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    1. 300: Rise of an Empire — $45.05 million

    2. Mr. Peabody and Sherman — $32.5 million

    3. Non-Stop — $15.4 million

    4. The Lego Movie — $11.1 million

    5. Son of God — $10 million

    6. The Monuments Men — Sony $3.1 million

    7. 3 Days to Kill — $3.06 million

    8. Frozen — $3.01 million

    9. 12 Years a Slave — $2.17 million

    10. Ride Along — $2 million