Hobbit Precious in $84.8M Debut

But not quite as precious as experts predicted

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 16, 2012 12:42 PM CST

(Newser) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey sailed through its first weekend with an $84.8 million haul, shattering the previous record for December but rather underperforming expectations that had pegged the $250 million blockbuster at somewhere between $120 million and $140 million. The good news: Those...   Read full story »

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