The latest Tolkien blockbuster, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” held on atop North America’s weekend box office, keeping TV “Anchorman” Ron Burgundy from making number one news, figures showed Monday.
The latest installment of the Tolkien series, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” retained the top spot at the North American box office this weekend, according to industry estimates Sunday.
The Warner Bros. fantasy “Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” debuted at No. 1 at the weekend box office both domestically and internationally.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” fought off all comers at the North American box office over the New Year holidays, beating two Oscar-tipped movies to the top spot, figures showed Wednesday.
Hordes of North American moviegoers flocked to theaters to watch “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” launching the “Lord of the Rings” prequel to box office gold for the second weekend in a row.