`The Hobbit` rules weekend box office for 3rd week with $10.8b revenue

Washington, December 31 (ANI): 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' continued to rule at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week and capping a record-setting 10.8-billion-dollar year in moviegoing.

According to Sunday studio estimates, despite serious competition from some much-anticipated newcomers, the Warner Bros. fantasy epic from director Peter Jackson, based on the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien novel, made nearly 33 million dollars this weekend.

The movie has now made a whopping 686.7 million dollars worldwide and 222.7 million dollars domestically alone, CBS News.

Quentin Tarantino's spaghetti Western-blaxploitation mash-up 'Django Unchained' came in second place for the weekend with 30.7 million dollars, while 'Les Miserables' came in third with 28 million dollars.

Top 10 movies at the weekend box office were:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - 32.9 million dollarsjango Unchained - 30.7 million dollarses Miserables - 28 million dollarsarental Guidance - 14.8 million dollarsack Reacher - 14 million dollars his Is 40 - 13.2 million dollarsincoln - 7.5 million dollarshe Guilt Trip - 6.7 million dollarsonsters, Inc. 3-D - 6.4 million dollarsise of the Guardians - 4.9 million dollars (ANI)


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