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    Christmas and Weekend Box Office: The Hobbit Stays at No.1, The Wolf of Wall Street Tops New Releases

    Evangeline Lilly, Leonardo Dicaprio Warner Bros. Pictures; Paramount Pictures

    Five new movies hit theaters on Christmas, but none of them had the strength to stop The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

    The adventure-fantasy thriller narrowly edged Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street on Dec. 25, earning $9.32 million and taking the top spot at the Christmas Day box office.  The comedy-crime flick, which tells the real-life story of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) who scammed Wall Street's biggest investors, was the top choice among new releases, taking home $9.15 million.

    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues took the No.3 spot on the holiday, making $8.1 million.

    Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty debuted at No.4, raking in $7.8 million. American Hustle rounded out the top 5 with $7.4 million.

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    Among other new releases on Christmas, Keanu Reeves' 47 Ronin came in at No.6 with $7 million, while Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone's Grudge Match made $4 million and took the No.9.

    Justin Bieber's Believe did not perform well with Beliebers, only earning $1.25 million and winding up at No.14.

    As for the weekend, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continued its dominance, making $29.9 million from Friday-Sunday.

    Here's a complete rundown of the weekend estimates, per Box Office Mojo:

    1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: $29.9 million

    2. Frozen: $28.8 million

    3. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: $20.1 million

    4. American Hustle: $19.6 million

    5.The Wolf of Wall Street: $18.5 million

    6. Saving Mr. Banks: $14 million

    7. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: $13 million

    8. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: $10.2 million

    9. 47 Ronin: $9.9 million

    10. Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas: $7.4 million

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