Box office: 'Hobbit' still No. 1, but 'Woman in Black 2' close behind

January 3, 2015 6:06 PM

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Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" dominated the box office Friday with an estimated $8.4 million. The third installment in "The Hobbit" franchise, grossed $207 million in its first 17 days, according to Box Office Mojo.

Two other holiday films --"Into the Woods' and "Unbroken"-- weren't able to ward off newcomer "The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death." The sequel to the popular 2012 British horror film starring Daniel Radcliffe, came in second with an estimated $7.8 million. The film, which received poor reviews, di...

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