‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ holds tight to No. 1 spot for third weekend
Howard Alexander - News Editor
Martin Freeman, left, and John Callen in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'
Image Credit: Studio
December 29, 2013 - 7:31 PM
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continued to top the box office, landing at No. 1 over the Christmas holiday for the third weekend in a row.
The Warner Bros. prequel earned $30 million, bringing its domestic gross to $190.3 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.
"Frozen," Disney's animated adventure, took the No. 2 position, bringing in $28.9 million over the weekend and $248.4 million since opening in late November.
Paramount comedies managed to hold two slots in the top five. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" came in at No. 3 with $20.2 million, and "The Wolf of Wall Street" snagged the No. 5 spot, earning $19 million after opening at No. 2 on Christmas Day.
At No. 4, Sony's "American Hustle" earned $19.6 million.
This image released by Disney shows, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Olaf, voiced by Josh Gad, and Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff in a scene from the animated feature 'Frozen.'
Image Credit: AP Photo/Disney
News from © The Associated Press, 2013