Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug tops weekend box office with $73.7 million earnings

Here’s a look at Hollywood box office collections

Warner Bros.’s Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has secured the No. 1 position at the weekend box office with 73.7 million dollars.  Disney’s animated film Frozen, which raked in 22.2 million dollars in its third weekend, has made an overall turnout of 164.4 million dollars and secured the 2nd position, Fox News reported. Lionsgate’s Tyler Perry’s a Madea Christmas came in third with 16.2 million dollars, followed by  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with 13.2 million dollars. Disney’s Thor: The Dark World came in fifth with 2.7 million dollars, while making a domestic total of 198.1 million dollars.

Weekend box office report:

1. Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug– 73.7 million dollars

2. Frozen– 22.2 million dollars

3. Tyler Perry”s a Madea Christmas– 16 million dollars

4. Hunger Games: Catching Fire– 13.2 million dollars

5. Thor: The Dark World– 2.7 million dollars

6. Out of the Furnace – 2.3 million dollars

7. Delivery Man – 1.9 million dollars

8. Philomena– 1.8 million dollars

9. The Book Thief – 1.7 million dollars

10. Homefront – 1.6 million dollars