"Wolf of Wall Street," the
"Smaug," the second part of the "Hobbit" trilogy based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien, could be on its way to a third straight weekend as the highest-grossing film.
"Wolf of Wall Street," a tale of unchained greed and excess, has received generally positive reviews, with a 75% "fresh" rating from Rotten Tomatoes, while audiences gave the film a relatively low grade of "C," according to the polling firm CinemaScore. It's expected to gross roughly $35 million through Sunday.
As "Smaug" and "Wolf of Wall Street" battled at the top, a pack of new films and holdovers competed for moviegoers' attention.
"47 Ronin," the samurai movie with
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