The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has stormed to the top of the North American box office, earning $56.2 million since Friday, Rentrak announced Sunday.
Starring Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage and Ian McKellen, the film is the final chapter in the trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novel.
Coming in at No. 2 this weekend in the United States and Canada is Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb with $17.3 million, followed by Annie with $16.3 million, Exodus: Gods and Kings at No. 4 with $8.1 million and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 at No. 5 with $7.8 million.
Rounding out the top tier are Wild at No. 6 with $4.2 million, Top Five at No. 7 with $3.57 million, Big Hero 6 at No. 8 with $3.56 million, Penguins of Madagascar at No. 9 with $3.53 million and P.K. at No. 10 with $3.46 million.