NEW YORK — Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” led the box office with an opening of $ 84.8 million, a start better than the three previous “Lord of the Rings” films.
Studio estimates Sunday had the Warner Bros. 3-D epic as the biggest December opening ever, surpassing Will Smith’s “I Am Legend,” which opened with $ 77.2 million in 2007.
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Peter Jackson took three years and three three-hour films to tell the tale of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” series, and now the New Zealand director has returned to capture the trilogy’s prequel of sorts, “The Hobbit.”
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