On the other hand, it was a little weaker than expected opening on the low end of. This was also higher than the same weekend , albeit by a smaller margin of 6%. Honestly, who doesn't want to see more shots of an orc army marching to doom and a red dawn? The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug : After successfully crossing over and under the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest--without their Wizard. But they cut the needed story and exposition in favor of an extra 10 minutes of idiotic dwarves in barrels like some amusement park ride. Heeding a promise he made to , he warns the company to remain on the path and leaves to investigate the tombs of the.
An extended edition of the film had a limited re-release on 7 October 2015, accompanied by a special greeting from Peter Jackson. Someone really needs to explain to Peter Jackson the difference between using a feather and using the whole damn chicken. The Dwarbes fighting the dragon was certainly unexpected as well as being rather idiotic and long. It was distributed by and is the second installment in the based on the novel by. Meanwhile should be solid as counter-programming and better legs than most. The Desolation of Smaug is clearly going to be the winner and it is the only real choice for the target film for this week's box office prediction contest.
And suffered for the abbreviation. We won't have a per theater chart, we might have an international top ten, while prediction, contest, and limited releases will be mostly normal. Additional took place throughout May 2013. Beorn has a conversation with Gandalf about the dangers that lie ahead of the Company. If you saw the prior movie but also read the book, this will make even less sense to you.
Both films are down over 50% from last weekend's holiday frame, but Frozen enjoys an advantage as the more seasonal of the two and will likely maintain its lead, at least until blows them both away on Friday. The original motion picture soundtrack album was released on 10 December 2013. The casting and chemistry were awesome. For example, if our weekly retail survey estimates that a particular title sold 1% of all units that week, and the industry reports sales of 1,500,000 units in total, we will estimate 15,000 units were sold of that title. Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. The Desolation of Smaug was in first place at the box office for three consecutive weekends.
Archived from on 25 February 2014. And, where has Gandalf got off to? But Smaug was the jewel in the crown. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. He develops romantic feelings towards the Elf Tauriel and falls in love with her. The Desolation of Smaug won't make as much as An Unexpected Journey did last year, but Anchorman has a shot at first place and so the combined strength should help the box office grow in the year-over-year comparison. As for the upcoming week, it will look a lot like last week in terms of stories.
And I really enjoyed the first film. In particular, we adjust weekly sales figures for the quarter once the total market estimates are published by the. For more information, go to the. All four films will have to deal with last weekend's champion, , as well as , which should do well thanks to the holidays. There is a huge amount of hype surrounding and it could double the 's box office numbers. Including a new chase scene never before seen! Thorin confronts Thranduil about his neglect of the Dwarves of Erebor following 's attack 60 years earlier, and is consequently imprisoned with the other Dwarves.
Bilbo, having avoided capture, arranges an escape using empty wine barrels that are sent downstream. Richard Armitage also promises glimpses of a vast, bloody battle in Moria. You get introduced to so many new places and people. Strong runs by and did help it bounce back in the end, but 2013 is still going to have a tough time topping 2012. This movie is awesome, we recommend watching it. We get much time with Bilbo and his journey, and of course with the dwarfs.
December 25th, 2007 This week another number of upcoming movies, new stars and directors have been added to our archive! Peter Jackson smiles upon us and gives us more Thranduil, including a conversation between father and son, and the dwarves, paraded in front of his mighty throne. Meanwhile, it remained in first place in the U. Another sad scene contains a beautiful stag and Dwarvish target practice. The other new releases are even weaker. Sir Ian Kellen is really good as Gandalf. Granted, it is far too soon to talk about end of year results, but you obviously would want a fast start rather than a slow start.
It sold more Blu-rays 7. The best part of the Extended edition is it put back in some critical scenes that really should have been left in to begin with. After escaping capture by the dangerous Wood-elves, the Dwarves journey to Lake-town, and finally to the Lonely Mountain itself, where they must face the greatest danger of all—a creature more terrifying than any other; one which will test not only the depth of their courage but the limits of their friendship and the wisdom of the journey itself—the Dragon Smaug. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. It is the fourth highest-grossing and currently the. Meanwhile, Gandalf travels south to the ruins of , while Radagast leaves to warn of their discovery at the tombs of the Nazgûl.