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Need for Speed tops Irish box office

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Petrolhead action film Need for Speed debuted at the top of the Irish box office last weekend with The Lego Movie and The Grand Budapest Hotel in second and third place.

It was the lowest grossing weekend of 2014 so far with Need for Speed taking €109k to hit No 1 and The Lego Movie passing the €3 million mark with a weekend take of €97k.

Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel is still proving hugely popular with irish audiences and took €92k over the St Patrick's Day weekend.

Irish box office top 10 March 14 to 16.

1 Need For Speed - €109,000
2 The Lego Movie - €97,000
3 The Grand Budapest Hotel - €92,000
4 The Stag - €86,000
5 Non-Stop - €73,000
6 300: Rise Of An Empire - €72,000
7 Muppets Most Wanted - €68,222
8 Dallas Buyers Club - €49,000
9 Ride Along - €32,000
10 The Book Thief - €28,000

Source: Rentrak

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