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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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  • 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Tops $500 Million Worldwide

    Fueled by foreign fans, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" has crossed the $500 million mark in worldwide grosses. "Smaug," co-produced by New Line and MGM, hit the milestone in two weeks after its day-and-date launch in nearly all markets. Peter...
  • 'The Hobbit,' 'Django Unchained' and 'Fast & Furious 6′ Are Most-Pirated Films of 2013

    My precious! Warner Bros.'s "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 pirated movie of the year, with the fantasy pic racking up an estimated 8.4 million illegal downloads. The next two most-pirated films are "Django Unchained," logging 8.1...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' tops home video sales chart for 2nd week

    "Despicable Me 2," Universal Pictures' animated family mega-hit, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title for the second week in a row, holding off new arrivals including "The Lone Ranger," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" and "Elysium." The...
  • Blizzard Box Office Battle: 'Paranormal,' 'Frozen,' 'Hobbit' to Fight for First

    The opening of Paramount's "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones" is on a collision course with Disney's "Frozen" and Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" for the first U.S. box office crown of 2014 -- though real snow put a chill on...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD sales chart for third straight week

    The minions have continued their winning streak. For the third week in a row, Universal Pictures' animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title, according to Rentrak, while "Fast & Furious 6," also from Universal, was...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' and 'Fast & Furious 6' are again the top DVD titles

    'Despicable Me 2' and 'Fast & Furious 6' are again the top DVD titles
    Sequels "Despicable Me 2" and "Fast & Furious 6" were again the two bestselling DVD and Blu-ray titles for the week that ended Jan. 4, according to Rentrak.  That marks the fourth straight week the animated comedy and the high-octane thriller have...
  • Box office: 'Hobbit' sequel stands tall

    Box office: 'Hobbit' sequel stands tall
    To no one's surprise, Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" laid waste to the competition at the box office on Friday, earning an estimated $31 million. Starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as the wizard Gandalf, the...
  • 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Playing Powerfully in International Markets

    Bilbo Baggins is playing powerfully outside the United States in the early opening stages of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." The second Hobbit film has hit $53.4 million internationally, including $29.3 million on Friday from 15,...
  • 'Hobbit' Fan Event Premieres Unseen Footage, Cast Q&As

    Peter Jackson channeled his inner hobbit and went barefoot for the worldwide fan event for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," which brought together cast members in different locations around the world to stream live Q&As and footage from the film....
  • James Bond, Hobbit Lift MGM Earnings, Share Repurchase Boosted

    James Bond and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" have boosted profits for MGM Holdings Inc., the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which reported sharply higher third quarter earnings of $17 million, up $23 million from the year-ago period. In...
  • 'Monsters University' holds top spot on DVD sales chart

    Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart. The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...