Top-grossing films for the Dec. 13-15 weekend

Top 10 Films

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” overtook “Frozen” at the box office this weekend. The number of weeks open for each film is in parentheses.

epa04176175 Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota band of the Rosebud Sioux (L) and his daughter Tshina Red Hawk (R) wait for tribal leaders with the 'Cowboy and Indian Alliance' to begin a horseback ride in protest of the Keystone XL Pipeline across from the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, USA, 22 April 2014. The alliance of farmers, ranchers, and tribes has dubbed their week-long series of protests 'Reject and Protect.' EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

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Weekend Total
in millions of dollars
1.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (1) 73.7 73.7
2.  Frozen (2013) (4) 22.2 164.4
3.  Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (1) 16.0 16.0
4.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (4) 13.1 357.0
5.  Thor: The Dark World (6) 2.7 198.1
6.  Out of the Furnace (2) 2.3 9.5
7.  Delivery Man (4) 1.9 28.0
8.  Philomena (4) 1.8 11.0
9.  The Book Thief (6) 1.7 14.9
10.  Homefront (3) 1.6 18.4


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