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Box Office: December 13-15, 2013: THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

Orlando Bloom The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug

Box Office December 13-15, 2013. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiered in Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $73.6 Million. Frozen was Second with $22 Million for $164.3 Million. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas premiered in Third Place with $16 Million. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was Fourth with $13.1 Million for $356.9 Million so far. Thor: The Dark World was Fifth Place with $3.7 Million. Out of the FurnaceDelivery Man, Philomena, Homefront, and  The Book Thief rounded out the top ten respectively.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 epic fantasy adventure film co-written, produced and directed by Peter Jackson. It is the second installment of a three-part film series based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s 1937 novel The Hobbit, beginning with An Unexpected Journey (2012) and set to conclude with There and Back Again (2014). The three films together act as a prequel to Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings film series.

The storyline continues the events of An Unexpected Journey, in which the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) travels with the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and a company of thirteen dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) into the Kingdom of Erebor, taking them through Mirkwood, Esgaroth, and Dale to combat with the dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Jackson wrote the screenplay with his longtime collaborators and Lord of the Rings co-writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro, originally chosen to direct the Hobbit films. The film also stars Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt and Orlando Bloom.

A Madea Christmas is a holiday comedy film directed, written, produced by and starring Tyler Perry. This is the first holiday themed film from the prolific writer-director; and also adapted from his play of the same name. This is the seventeenth film by Perry, and the seventh in the Madea franchise.

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Source: Boxofficereport, Wikipedia


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