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Box Office: December 20-22, 2013: THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

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Box Office December 20-22, 2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was Number One at the box office for the second weekend in row with $31.4 Million for $127.5 Million so far. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues premiered in Second Place with $26.7 million.  Frozen was Third with $19.1 Million for $191.5 Million so far. American Hustle was Fourth with $19.1. Million. Saving Mr. Banks was Fifth with $9.3 Million. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas,Walking with Dinosaurs, Dhoom 3, and  Thor: The Dark World rounded out the top ten respectively.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. As with the original film, it is directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, written by McKay and Will Ferrell, and stars Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, and Christina Applegate all reprising their roles from the first film. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

Walking with Dinosaurs is a 2013 family adventure film about dinosaurs in the Late Cretaceous period 70 million years ago. The production features computer-animated dinosaurs in live-action settings with actors John Leguizamo, Justin Long, Tiya Sircar, and Skyler Stone providing voiceovers for the main characters. The film is produced by BBC Earth and named after BBC’s 1999 television documentary miniseries. It is directed by Neil Nightingale and Barry Cook from a screenplay by John Collee. The crew filmed footage on location in the U.S. state of Alaska and in New Zealand, which were chosen for their similarities to the dinosaurs’ surroundings millions of years ago. Computer-animated dinosaurs were then created and added to the live-action backdrop. The production budget was US$80 million, though the film was labeled as independent due to no studio backing during production.

Dhoom: 3…also abbreviated and known as D:3 and D3) is a Hindi action thriller film, written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra. It is the third installment of the Dhoom series. Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra will reprise their roles as Jai Dixit and Ali Akbar while Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif being the antagonist duo. Believed to be one of the most expensive Indian films of all time, Dhoom 3 was released on 20 December 2013 in regular 2D and IMAX formats. It is the first Bollywood movie to be released in the IMAX format. The film was also released in Dolby Atmos.

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