The Hobbit holds on to first place at the box office

TheHobbitTheBattleoftheFiveArmiesThe holiday spirit was in full swing this weekend as moviegoers were gifted tons of new films to choose from.

Coming in first place for the second weekend in a row was Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The final installment in the epic trilogy follows Bilbo Baggins trying to prevent a major war. The film earned an estimated $41.4 million and currently holds a 4.56 star Tribute user rating.

Taking second place was Angelina Jolie‘s film Unbroken which brought in $31.7 million. The film features up and coming actor Jack O’Connell who portrays real-life Olympic athlete Louis “Louie” Zamperini as he continuously fights for his life in the United States Air Force, 47 days lost at sea and in a prisoner-of-war camp. The film currently holds a 4.6 star Tribute user rating after its first weekend in theatres.

Coming in third place was Rob Marshall‘s Into the Woodswhich earned $31 million. The star studded musical — featuring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp — follows a cursed couple who venture into the woods to figure out how to break the spell and along the way encounter a variety of Brothers Grimm fairy tale characters. The film currently holds a 3.13 star Tribute user rating.

Dropping from its second place finish in last weekend’s box office to land in fourth was Ben Stiller‘s comedy Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, which earned $20.6 million. The sequel follows Larry, the security guard as he tries to save the museum’s magic after it dies out. The film holds a 4 star Tribute user rating.

Rounding out the top five was Will Gluck‘s Annie. The remake of the beloved musical follows foster child Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis) as her life changes after a political candidate takes her in. The film brought in $16.6 million in its second weekend in theatres and currently holds a 3.44 star Tribute user rating ~Janine Wyslobicky

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