LES MISERABLES Finishes Third at Weekend Box Office; THE HOBBIT Continues its Reign
Following its strong Christmas Day Debut of $18 million, Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation of LES MISERABLES grossed an additional $28 million this weekend (Dec. 28 - 30), bringing its domestic box office total to $67.4 million. Overall, the sweeping epic musical placed third.
Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT, once again, stood tall over the rest of the competition, earning another $32.9 million during the holiday week. The film has now earned $222 million since it opened just weeks ago.
In second place was Quentin Tarantino's latest venture, DJANGO UNCHAINED, which garnered $30.6 million just since Friday alone. Its cumulative total now sits at $64 million.
20th Century Fox's PARENTAL GUIDANCE, starring Billy Crystal and Bette Midler, catered to family audiences, taking in $14.8 million during the weekend, boosting its total to $29.5 million. Rounding out the top five was the Tom Cruise-led JACK REACHER, which grossed just over $14 million.
Rentrak's full weekend box office report is as follows:
1) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Warner Bros.
This Weekend: $32,920,000; Total: $222,703,000
2) Django Unchained, The Weinstein Company
This Weekend: $30,688,000; Total: $64,008,265
3) Les Miserables, Universal
This Weekend: $28,027,440; Total: $67,465,865
4) Parental Guidance, 20th Century Fox
This Weekend: $14,800,000; Total: $29,588,692
5) Jack Reacher, Paramount
This Weekend: $14,010,000; Total: $44,661,000
6) This Is 40, Universal
This Weekend: $13,185,850; Total: $37,116,140
7) Lincoln, Disney
This Weekend: $7,509,000; Total: $132,039,000
8) The Guilt Trip, The Paramount
This Weekend: $6,700,000; Total: $21,102,000
9) Monsters, Inc., Disney
This Weekend: $6,363,000; Total: $18,490,000
10) Rise Of The Guardians, Paramount
This Weekend: $4,900,000; Total: $90,230,000
11) Skyfall, Sony
This Weekend: $4,600,000; Total:$289,646,774
12) Silver Linings Playboo,k The Weinstein Company
This Weekend: $4,110,000; Total: $27,360,722