'Hobbit' bests 'Into the Woods' at box office on New Year's

January 2, 2015 6:42 PM

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'Hobbit' bests 'Into the Woods' at box office on New Year's

LOS ANGELES - The 'Hobbit' finale started 2015 impressively, topping the U.S. box office with $9.3 million at 3,875 theaters to lift its 16-day total past $198 million.

Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" will become the 12th title among 2014 releases to top $200 million on Friday. The New Line-MGM tentpole is 10% ahead of 2013's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at the same point and 7% behind 2012's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

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