With no new wide openings this weekend, Peter Jackson
's "Lord of the Rings" prequel "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
" easily made the return journey to the No. 1 spot at the Friday box office, picking up another $10.7 million. Prestige pics "Django Unchained
" and "Les Miserables" battled it our for second place on Friday, with the Quentin Tarantino
western carving up $9.6 million and the Anne Hathaway
musical scoring $9.4 million. They'll be neck-and-neck all weekend, with both expected to earn around $27 million for the weekend. "The Hobbit," the first of three films based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien
, will likely earn...