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'The Hobbit' Kicks Off 2015 with Third Weekend Box Office Win

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has topped the box office for its third consecutive weekend with a $21.9 million gross!

According to THR, the flick, starring Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, and more, surpassed the $200 million mark with a domestic total of $220.8 million.

Coming in at No. 2 was Disney’s film adaptation of the musical Into the Woods, starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, and more, bringing in an additional $19.1 million.

Not far behind in third was the Angelina Jolie-directed war film Unbroken, which grossed $18.4 million for a domestic total of $87.8 million.

Rounding out the top five were Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death and Ben Stiller‘s Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb sequel, which brought in $15.1 million and $14.5 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, the highly-controversial Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy The Interview dropped more than 40 percent to earn $1.1 million in its second weekend in theaters.

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'The Hobbit' Beats Out 'Unbroken' & 'Into the Woods' to Win Christmas Weekend Box Office

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies held strong at No. 1 for the second week in a row, earning $54.5 million for the four-day weekend!

According to THR, the flick, starring Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, and more, has taken in nearly $170 million domestically.

Coming in at No. 2 was the Angelina Jolie-directed war film Unbroken, which surpassed expectations with a whopping $47.3 million gross.

Disney’s film adaptation of the musical Into the Woods, starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, and more, was not far behind with $46.1 million, earning the third spot.

Rounding out the top five were Ben Stiller‘s Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb sequel and the Annie remake, starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, and Cameron Diaz, which brought in $27.9 million and $21.2 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, the highly-controversial Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy The Interview placed No. 16, opening to an estimated $2.8 million from 331 theaters for the four-day weekend.

The Gambler, starring Mark Wahlberg, impressed with an estimated $14 million-plus opening, while Tim Burton‘s Big Eyes faltered with a $4.4 million gross.

Finally, Bradley Cooper‘s American Sniper grossed a whopping $850,000 from four theaters in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas for an awesome screen average of $212,500.

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Dominates Pre-Holiday Box Office

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opened to a whopping $90.6 million five-day debut, easily winning the weekend box office!

According to THR, the flick, starring Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, and more, had a weekend total of $56.2 million.

Coming in at No. 2 was Ben Stiller‘s Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb sequel, which opened to a rather low $17.3 million.

Taking the third spot was the Annie remake, starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, and Cameron Diaz, which earned a respectable $16.3 million.

Rounding out the top five were Christian Bale‘s Exodus: Gods and Kings and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson, bringing in $8.1 million and $7.8 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, Reese Witherspoon‘s Wild expanded nationwide and earned an additional $4.2 million for an early domestic total of $7.2 million.

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