The Hobbit stays on top of international box office
January 02, 2013
First Published: 19:59 IST(2/1/2013)
Last Updated: 20:02 IST(2/1/2013)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Voyage holds onto first place at the worldwide box office with $139.4M in earnings for the weekend through December 30, according to Rentrak.
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Peter Jackson's film dominates for the third consecutive weekend, now counting earnings of $686.7M across the globe for
the eighth-best performance of 2012, ahead of Hunger Games ($686.5M).
Out in nine territories, the musical Les Misérables takes second place with $66.3M. Ang Lee's Life of Pi is next, adding $43M to its coffer, while Jack Reacher, the thriller starring Tom Cruise, is in fourth with $32.1M.
Meanwhile, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained debuts in fifth place with $30.7M -- revenues generated only on North America, where it has so far been released.