The Hobbit Holds on to First, Big Hero 6 Moves to 10th

hobbit_battle_of_the_five_armiesThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies remained in the top spot the first weekend of the New Year, earning just shy of $22 million. That brings the film’s domestic total to $220.8 million so far.

But, the new year also brought so goodish news for Big Hero 6 which $4.8 million, bringing its domestic total to $211.3 million. But, the film increased in its spot, moving from eleventh last week to tenth this week.

When it comes to international earnings, Big Hero 6 continued its slow-and-steady international run. The film added another $20.2 million. It was up 38 percent in Japan, where it’s now earned $34.6 million total. To date, Big Hero 6 has grossed $167.4 million, and has yet to open in six major territories.

The first “comic book” film for 2015 hits February 13 with Kingsman: The Secret Service based on the comic from Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. It’ll be followed by Avengers: Age of Ultron on May 1, Ant-Man July 17, and The Fantastic Four on August 7.