Third consecutive international win for ‘The Hobbit 2’

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’ grossed an outstanding $98.3m at the international weekend box office, almost twice the earnings of its nearest challenger and a low 18% week-on-week fall.  It expanded from 56 to 62 international markets with Germany being its most successful territory with a superb $15.8m hold.  The Middle Earth sequel has now taken an impressive $423.8m internationally and, after factoring in North America, $616.1m worldwide.


Disney’s ‘Frozen’ continued to flourish and grossed a strong $50.5m from 43 markets for new international and worldwide running totals of $243.5m and $491.9m respectively.  With China and Japan still to come, the comedy animation should make an impression internationally well into the New Year.  The UK is currently its leading territory on $38.8m.


The weekend was also notable for Sony passing the $3b milestone at the worldwide box office with $1.9b coming from international markets.

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December 30th, 2013 - admin

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