'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' tops box office for third straight weekend

Martin Freeman portrays Bilbo, left, and John Callen

Martin Freeman portrays Bilbo, left, and John Callen as Oin in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Photo Credit: MCT Handout

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"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continued to top the box office, landing at No. 1 over the Christmas holiday for the third weekend in a row.

The Warner Bros. prequel earned $30 million, bringing its domestic gross to $190.3 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

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"Frozen," Disney's animated adventure, took the No. 2 position, bringing in $28.9 million over the weekend and $248.4 million since opening in late November.

Paramount comedies managed to hold two slots in the top five. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" came in at No. 3 with $20.2 million, and "The Wolf of Wall Street" snagged the No. 5 spot, earning $19 million after opening at No. 2 on Christmas Day.

At No. 4, Sony's "American Hustle" earned $19.6 million.
 

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