Box Office Hit: ‘Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Earns Over $8 Million Thursday Night

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug makes 8.8 million Thursday night in theaters.

A movie centering around 13 dwarfs, elves, a wizard, and a Hobbit has captured the attention of thousands after theaters made #8.8 million dollars in midnight runs alone. This is the second film in Peter Jackon’s The Hobbit trilogy and centers on a hobbit Bilbo Baggins who travels with a group of dwarves to face against the drag Smaug.

A dragon, 13 dwarfs, some elves, a wizard and a determined hobbit named Bilbo began their journey back to the big screen on Thursday night as The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaugbellowed into theaters with $8.8 million in midnight runs. The second film in Peter Jackson‘s Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy stars Martin Freeman as hobbit Bilbo Baggins who travels with a group of dwarves to face off against the dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch). Evangeline LillyOrlando BloomLee Pace and Luke Evans co-star (THR)

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