(USA TODAY) - You, Frankenstein, have been pulled over for stumbling.
Ride, which had the biggest January opener on record last week with a debut of $41.5 million, took the top spot at theaters with $21.2 million, according to studio estimates from box office trackers
The sophomore weekend brings Ride's total to $75.4 million.
The race wasn't even close. Though Frankenstein was expected to land in second place, the
Frankenstein's folly also stalled the box office in January, which saw unusually strong numbers from Ride, Lone Survivor and Frozen.
"After two straight weekends of breakout release, I, Frankenstein brings things to a screeching halt," says Tim Briody, analyst for Boxofficeprophets.com. "The critically-annihilated monster movie is more a source of unintentional comedy than any sort of thrills or scares."
Indeed, critics hardly were spooked. Just 5% of them recommended the movie, according to pollsters and Rottentomatoes.com. Moviegoers didn't find much life in it either: only 57% of fans liked it, the site says.
Lone Survivor took second place with $12.6 million, followed by the animated comedy The Nut Job with $12.3 million. Frozen was fourth with $8.8 million, followed by