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Liam Neeson’s ‘Non-Stop’ Unseats Lego Film in Cinemas

“Non-Stop,” featuring Liam Neeson as a sky marshal battling a ransom-seeking terrorist in-flight, opened as the top-grossing film in U.S. and Canadian cinemas, toppling “The Lego Movie” from a three-weekend run as No. 1.

The thriller, from Comcast Corp.’s Universal Pictures, collected $28.9 million in weekend sales, Rentrak Corp. today said in an e-mailed statement. “Son of God,” retelling the story of Jesus, was the only other new film in wide release. It placed second with $25.6 million. “The Lego Movie,” from Warner Bros., took in $20.8 million to place third.