Box Office Wrap Up: The Hobbit Quest For Cash

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug falls short

 hobbit_desolation_of_smaug_poster Box Office Wrap Up The Hobbit

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug may have fell a bit short of the original Hobbit (84.6m) but still had a Peter Jackson laughing all the way to the bank with a tidy 73.6m.

which is the 4th highest opening in the month of December, trailing the likes of I am Legend and Avatar. So all in all nothing to sneeze at.


frozen_2013_movie-widescreen_wallpapers Box Office Wrap Up The HobbitIn second place Frozen holds strong at 22.4m in its third weekend making this yet another winner for Disney, and with no family films on the horizon Frozen should  continue raking in the cash,


A Madea Christmas comes in at third with a very disappointing 16.2 million making this Tyler Perrys lowest opening to date, a steep decline from Madea goes to Jail’s 41m opening.  does madea Box Office Wrap Up The Hobbitthis signify the beginning of the end for this franchise? We can only hope so.


At the fourth spot Hunger games took another huge hit dropping 50% to 13.2m but has an impressive 739m worldwide surpassing the originals 691m.

And Lastly rounding out the the top 5 is Thor: The Dark World still hanging on by a thread with 2.7 million this weekend.

This Weekends Box Office Wrap Up Totals

1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: $73.7 million

2. Frozen: $22.2 million

3. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas: $16 million

4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: $13.2 million

5. Thor: The Dark World: $2.7 million

6. Out of the Furnace: $2.3 million

7. Delivery Man: $1.9 million

8. Philomena: $1.76 million

9. The Book Thief: $1.67 million

10. Homefront: $1.64 million






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