Warner Bros 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Crosses $800M Worldwide
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” has crossed $800 million at the
worldwide box office, with markets still to open. The film, a production
of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), has thus far
grossed an estimated $242.2 million domestically and $566 million
internationally, for a worldwide estimated total of $808.2 million to
The joint announcement was made today by Gary Barber, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios; Toby Emmerich, President
and Chief Operating Officer, New Line Cinema; Sue Kroll, President of
Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros.
Pictures; Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros.
Pictures; and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of International