The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey took in $37.5 million on Friday, including $13 million from midnight screenings, to become the largest Friday in December opening of all time. The film is expected to make $85 million over the course of the weekend, which is also a record for this holiday month. It will beat Will Smith's I Am Legend, which took in $77.2 million in December of 2007. To celebrate, a new Visual Effects featurette has been released, which goes in-depth on some of the amazing scenes achieved in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
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