30 December 2012 7:24 PM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

This weekend’s box office featured plenty of worthy competitors for the reigning champion, but they were no match for the power of the ring.

At number 1, for the third week in a row, is The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with $32 million. Though two of the new Christmas releases were dominating Peter Jackson’s film leading up to the weekend, it was Bilbo Baggins that won out in the end.

The film also crossed the $200 million mark for domestic revenue ($222 million) over the weekend, which makes it the 8th highest grossing movie of 2012.

Right behind The Hobbit, at number 2, is Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (read our review) with $30 million. The storied director’s take on the western genre, Django Unchained features an eclectic cast which includes Jamie ...

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