Hobbit Finale Dominates Box Office!

Hobbit Finale Dominates Box Office!

 

 

While we wait patiently for its Boxing Day release, THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES dominates the global box office, already raking in a whopping $173,000,000 worldwide.

While Bilbo and company first aired their finale in 30+ countries over a week ago, The States had to wait until this weekend to conclude the trilogy. The flick has been on American screens for a mere three days and already US cinema-goers have spent over $50million on tickets!

While it’s generally agreed that THE HOBBIT is not quite up to LORD OF THE RINGS standards, THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES enjoyed a 67% jump in ticket sales from it’s US opening day on Thursday to it’s second day on Friday, which is a bigger increase than any of the LOTR movies saw.

It’s predicted the film will make over $85million in its first five days.

 

While the first two HOBBIT flicks have pleased (but not impressed) me, I have to say this a great finale…keep an eye out for Leith’s review which will be posted soon!

 

 

Sian's love for movies spawned from having a tight mother whose generosity stretched only to hiring movies once a week for entertainment. As a pre-teen Sian spent more pocket money then she earned on cinema tickets and thus sought a job at the cinema. Over the next decade she rose to be one of the greats in her backwater, six-screen cinema complex, zooming through the ranks from candy bar wench with upselling superpowers, to pasty projectionist, to a manager rocking a pencil skirt. Sian went on to study Journalism at university though feels her popcorn shovelling days were far more educational

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