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Box Office: December 27-29, 2013: THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

Martin Freeman The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug

Box Office December 27-29, 2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was Number One at the box office for the third weekend in row with $29.8 Million for $190.3 Million so far. Frozen was Second with $28.8 million for $248.6 Million so far. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues was Third with $20.1 Million for $83.6 Million so far. American Hustle was Fourth with $19.5 Million. The Wolf of Wall Street premiered in Fifth Place with $18.5 Million.  Saving Mr. Banks, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, 47 Ronin, and Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas rounded out the top ten respectively.

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American satirical biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on Jordan Belfort’s memoir of the same name. It was released on December 25, 2013. The screenplay was written by Terence Winter, and the film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Belfort, a New York stockbroker who refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street. The film also features Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is an American adventure fantasy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Ben Stiller.

This is the second film adaptation of James Thurber’s 1939 short story of the same name. The 1947 version was produced by Samuel Goldwyn and directed by Norman Z. McLeod, with Danny Kaye playing the role of Walter Mitty.

47 Ronin is a 2013 American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who avenge the murder of their master (stories, plays and other dramatic performances of the 47 Ronin story are commonly referred to as Ch?shingura in Japan). Produced by Universal Studios, the film is directed by Carl Erik Rinsch and stars Keanu Reeves.

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