The film “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies " to keep the
lead in the American box office in the first weekend of 2015, earning another 21.9 million USD. Thus, home income reached 220 million USD. The second installment in the trilogy to January 4, 2014 in North America earned $ 225 million. This means that the final gainings of the "The Hobbit 3: The Battle of the Five Armies " will be approximately equal to the earnings of the second part. Worldwide adjusted gross: of the epic fantasy adventure film exceeded $ 1 billion.
In second place was the musical Into the Woods with the income of $ 19 million. The lag from the leader is quite conditional, as the musical is on release in 2500 cinemas, whereas the third part of "The Hobbit" in 3800 cinemas. Income by one copy of the "Into the Woods " is significantly ahead of its main competitor.
In third place is biographical drama "Unbroken" (director Angelina Jolie), which brought another $ 18.3 million. Internal showing of the film reveals that the movie earns much more than the most optimistic forecasts promised.