‘The Hobbit’ To Stand Tall At Box Office
He’s not even four feet tall, but nobody is willing to stand up to “The Hobbit” this weekend.
No studio was brave enough to pit a major film against “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first part of Peter Jackson’s epic three-part adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien classic that preceded the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy way back in 1937.
Lionsgate’s Al Pacino/Christopher Walken comedy “Stand Up Guys” is expected to be a blip on the radar.
Jackson’s Oscar-winning final entry in the last trilogy, 2003’s “The Return of the King,” opened with a series-best $72 million. Arriving on the heels…
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