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XMAS HOLIDAY KICKS OFF WITH $90-MILLION HOBBIT DEBUT

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

After last week’s anxiety over Sony’s The Interview, theater owners were rejoicing this weekend over the solid debut for Warner Bros.’ The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which earned $90.6 million domestically and $105.5 million overseas, according to studio estimates. Twentieth Century Fox’s Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, opened a distant second with $17.3 million, slightly ahead of Sony’s remake of Annie with $16.3 million.

CBS News: The Hobbit Goes Out on Top with Big 5-Day Debut