For the first time in its run, the chips look stacked against "The Lego Movie."
With Neeson starring as a federal air marshal in a race against time to save an airliner, "Non-Stop" builds on the success the actor has had with thrillers "Taken" and
Projected to post similar numbers in its first weekend, "Son of God" has been buoyed by strong advance ticket sales as churches and other religious groups have helped build anticipation by purchasing passes in bulk and renting out theaters.
In third place, the hit comedy "The Lego Movie" earned an estimated $4.4 million. Though this marks the end of the film's long reign at the top of the box-office rankings, it could surpass the $200-million mark this weekend with another $20 million in sales.