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The Hobbit, Cloud Atlas Get DVD Release Dates

Warner Bros. has announced the release dates for two of its most ambitious films from last year, Cloud Atlas and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Both landed in 2012 with each possessing its own huge appeal. Cloud Atlas had one of the best casts of the year and the first chapter of The Hobbit finds Peter Jackson returning to Middle Earth for the first time since he won an Oscar for ...

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Box Office Report: 'The Hobbit' Overshadows New Movies From Tom Cruise, Judd Apatow, Barbra Streisand

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Kathryn Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden pic “Zero Dark Thirty” packs houses in its exclusive launch.

While The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey held onto the box office ring this weekend, North American moviegoers didn’t exactly rush to open the new films entering under Hollywood’s pre-Christmas tree. Jack Reacher, the Tom Cruise action movie, opened in the second slot to a...

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'Les Miserables,' 'Skyfall,' 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey': Why International Premieres Work

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“Les Miserables” marks its global premiere in London, the latest studio-backed tentpole to choose and international premiere over a U.S. debut.

When the first bars of music from director Tom Hooper's Les Miserables waft over the audience at the Empire Leicester Square theater in London tonight, it will mark the latest tentpole release to sing to an international tune first.

VIDEO: 'Les Misérables...

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Holiday Box Office: 'Django' Almost Catches Up With 'Hobbit' on New Year's Day

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The two films — along with “Les Miserables” — have been the big holiday winners at the multiplex; “Zero Dark Thirty” continues to dominate at the art house.

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained almost matched Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on New Year's Day, grossing $9.2 million versus $9.5 million for Hobbit.

Hobbit, Django and Tom Hooper's Les Miserable...

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Australian Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Bows Wednesday to Record $6.1 Million

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UPDATED: Peter Jackson’s fantasy-epic crosses $500 million globally, reaching $523.7 million in ticket sales; “Les Miserables” also opens Wednesday in Australia, breaking records for a musical.

Hollywood enjoyed a prosperous Boxing Day in Australia, where Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Tom Hooper's Les Miserables both ...

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'Hobbit' Leads Saturn Awards With Nine Nominations

“Life of Pi” and “Skyfall” followed with eight and seven noms, respectively.

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Warner Bros./New Line/MGM’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey topped the Saturn Award nominations, nabbing nine of the precious slots for recognition given out by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.

Fox’s Life of Pi and Sony/MGM’s Skyfall were al...

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'Hobbit' Star Martin Freeman: 'I'm Geek Royalty Now'

At the film’s New York premiere, the English actor who plays Bilbo Baggins joked with THR about his cult fame.

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Martin Freeman at “The Hobbit” premiere

The fans lined up outside the Ziegfeld Theater in Midtown Manhattan on a chilly Thursday night were not just there to cheer a movie premiere; they also were witnessing a coronation.

Already well-loved by genre devotees for his l...

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Foreign Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Cleans Up Offshore, Logs 2012's Fourth Biggest Opening Launch

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“Rise of the Guardians” places distant No. 2; “Breaking Dawn Part 2″ breaks the half-billion offshore gross mark.

New Line/MGM’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, director Peter Jackson’s fantasy epic opening overseas day-and-date with its domestic bow, cleaned up on the foreign theatrical circuit by bagging $138.2 million at 18,200 screens in 56 markets.

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Box Office Report: 'The Hobbit' Grosses $16 Million Overseas on Thursday

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Peter Jackson’s 3D fantasy epic has earned $27.3 million at the foreign box office in its first two days of play.

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey grossed another $16 million at the international box office Thursday for a two-day total of $27.3 million from 42 markets.

PHOTOS: The Hard Road to 'The Hobbit'

The movie, from New Line and MGM, began rolling out W...

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Southern European Woes Drag Down Box Office

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Overall admissions fall 0.9 percent in Europe despite hits like “Skyfall” and box office gains across Northern Europe and Russia.

BERLIN – Europe's cinema market continues to be a tale of two regions with crisis-hit territories in the South seeing box office plunge with Northern countries enjoy record returns.

Figures released Friday by the European Audiovisual Observatory showed that while box o...

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