-debuted with $11.2 million in Tuesday night screenings
-Beats out The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which took in $8.8 million from preview screenings
-The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey's is still the best with $13 million
-This is the first Hobbit movie to open on a Wednesday, mirroring The Lord of the Rings trilogy, which opened on mid-December Wednesdays for three consecutive years.
-The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King still holds the December record for the largest Wednesday-Sunday box office total, with $121.4 million, followed by The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers with $102 million.
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