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"The Hobbit" keeps box office crown for third week

New Zealand director Peter Jackson (C) and cast members Richard Armitage (L), Martin Freeman (2nd L), Elijah Wood (2nd R) and Andy Serkis attend the Japan premiere of their movie 'The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey' in Tokyo December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

New Zealand director Peter Jackson (C) and cast members Richard Armitage (L), Martin Freeman (2nd L), Elijah Wood (2nd R) and Andy Serkis attend the Japan premiere of their movie 'The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey' in Tokyo December 1, 2012....more

New Zealand director Peter Jackson (C) and cast members Richard Armitage (L), Martin Freeman (2nd L), Elijah Wood (2nd R) and Andy Serkis attend the Japan premiere of their movie 'The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey' in Tokyo December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Actor Elijah Wood signs autographs for fans at the premiere of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in New York December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Actor Elijah Wood signs autographs for fans at the premiere of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in New York December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Actor Elijah Wood signs autographs for fans at the premiere of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in New York December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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