(Relaxnews) – In theaters since late November, Disney’s seasonal animated film has finally earned the title of highest-grossing film at the worldwide box office for the weekend ending January 12, bringing in $42.87 million across 51 countries, according to Rentrak.
“Lone Survivor,” showing in just three territories, is in second place at the global box office with $39.26 million. Peter Berg’s war movie starring Mark Wahlberg is now ahead of former box-office champion “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.”
In third place, the second film in Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy took in $30.2 million, bringing its total revenues to date above $800 million.
“Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones” claimed fourth place this week with revenues of $21.8 million, ahead of “The Wolf of Wall Street” with $19 million. At the US domestic box office, Martin Scorsese’s film was in third place, behind “The Hobbit” and “Frozen.”