facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Desolation of Smaug' passes $500M at global box office

Dec. 27, 2013 at 5:20 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" has grossed in estimated $500 million at the global box office in two weeks in release, Hollywood's Variety said Friday.

Directed by Peter Jackson, the movie has grossed $160 million domestically and $340 million internationally as of Thursday.

The movie, based on J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel took in $73.7 million at the U.S. box office in its opening weekend, Box Office Mojo said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno
2
Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile
3
Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain
4
Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter
5
America Ferrera reunites with 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' co-stars America Ferrera reunites with 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' co-stars
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback