3D The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Breaks Aussie Boxing Day Box Office Record – $5.925m

ThorinThat’s a record breaker for Australia. THE HOBBIT has laid claimed to the following titles in its opening day

#1 HIGHEST GROSSING BOXING DAY OPENER EVER – $5.925m

#3 HIGHEST GROSSING OPENING DAY EVER – $5.925m (#1 3D HARRY POTTER 8 – $7m, #2 3D THE AVENGERS – $6m)

HIGHEST GROSSING OPENING DAY FOR A PETER JACKSON FILM – $5.925m

HIGHEST GROSSING OPENING DAY OF A LOTR RELATED FILM – $5.925m (Ok that’s a bit lame but it’s true)

2nd place for BOXING DAY went to LES MISERABLES on $1.8m and 3rd was WRECK IT RALPH on $1.1m.