Box Office Breakdown! The Hobbit Hits! Frozen Is Freezing Out The Competition! Madea Is Meh?

It sure was a slow weekend for ticket sales. The good news, however, is I’m back on top! The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was number one at the box office with $73.6 million.

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It was no chilly reception for Frozen either, who took in another $22 million in the number two spot.

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Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas came in at number three with $16 million. The Madea franchise is alive and well.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire had some sparks left with $13 million in the number four spot.

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Thor: The Dark World is still throwing some punches, taking in $2.7 million at number five.

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Out of the Furnace is quickly burning out with $2.3 million at number six and a domestic total of just $9.4 million.

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Delivery Man fell to number seven with $1.8 million and $28 million for a domestic total.

Philomena continues to charm her way in the top ten at number eight and $1.7 in limited release.

The Book Thief stole some more hearts at number nine with $1.6 million for this indie’s $14.8 million domestic total.

The Jason Statham penned action drama Homefront rounded out the top ten with $1.6 million. After just three weeks and a domestic gross of $18 million, perhaps Mr. Statham should still to martial arts and leave the touchy feely stuff to the professionals.

Check out the full box office report below.

1 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $73,675,000 $73,675,000
2 Frozen $22,184,000 $164,388,000
3 Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas $16,000,000 $16,000,000
4 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $13,150,000 $356,982,000
5 Thor: The Dark World $2,700,000 $198,125,000
6 Out of the Furnace $2,320,000 $9,468,000
7 Delivery Man $1,872,000 $27,995,000
8 Philomena $1,756,000 $11,019,000
9 The Book Thief $1,675,000 $14,877,000
10 Homefront $1,637,000 $18,438,000

Next week is a tough call – will it be the feel good drama Saving Mr. Banks, the most buzzed about ensemble romp American Hustle or a major comeback for Will Ferrell in Anchorman 2? Here goes nothing… I’m predicting American Hustle will take the lead. Tune in to see if I’m right.

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Until then, happy movie going.

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  1. Ryan B. December 15, 2013

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