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BoxOfficeMojo.com: ‘The Hobbit’ Smashes December Midnight Showing Numbers

December 14, 2012 at 4:31 pm by newsfrombree  - 

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opened to an incredible $13 million from 3,100 midnight locations. That may not seem like much when compared to record-holder Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($43.5 million) or this Summer’sThe Dark Knight Rises ($27 million), but for a December release that’s a massive figure. In fact, it’s three times as much as Avatar made at midnight ($3.537 million), and also way up on I Am Legend‘s $1.7 million. I Am Legend is the current December opening weekend record-holder with $77.2 million, which The Hobbit is now guaranteed to pass by the end of the weekend. [Read More]

Posted in Events, Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Premieres, The Hobbit on December 14, 2012 by Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com