By Karen Posada
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ finished off 2012 at number one for the third week since its release with $32.9 million dollars, with a domestic total of $222.7 million dollars. It battled over the weekend with the two big Christmas openings, but it wan and continues to hold on strong; it will reach the $700 million dollar mark worldwide soon.
Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’ a violent driven western film, with an interesting Christmas opening day debuted at number two with $30.7 million dollars. Family movies usually own the holiday season, but this one with an R rating, strong cast which deliver amazing performances and a renowned director broke the norm and holds a domestic total of $64 million dollars since it opened.
Another film many waited for which opened Christmas day ‘Les Miserables’ held on to the number one spot for a couple of days, to finish off at number three with $28 million dollars and a total of $67.5 million dollars. The opera is filled with beloved Hollywood stars and very original ideas, which has fans of the on stage musical loving the adaptation.
The Top 10 in the Box Office are:
1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – $32.9 mil
2. Django Unchained – $30.7 mil
3. Les Miserables – $28 mil
4. Parental Guidance – $14.8 mil
5. Jack Reacher – $14 mil
6. This is 40 – $13.2 mil
7. Lincoln – $7.5 mil
8. The Guilt Trip – $6.7 mil
9. Monsters, Inc. 3D – $6.4 mil
10. Rise of the Guardians – $4.9 mil