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We’ve all been expecting it to, it’s just been a matter of when. And now Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has finally done it. It is the fifteenth film to take more than a billion dollars around the world.

There were three new additions to the list last year, kicking off with Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, and followed soon after by Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.

Sam MendesSkyfall took a lot of us by surprise to become the first ever Bond film to break the billion-dollar barrier at the end of last year, along with becoming the highest-grossing UK film of all time.

And now Jackson’s first instalment in the upcoming The Hobbit trilogy has crossed the threshold, taking more than one billion dollars all over the world.

Jackson becomes the third director to have two films amongst the fifteen, »

- Kenji Lloyd

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