"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" handily scored the top spot in this weekend's box office with a higher-than-expected take of $56.2 million, giving it a five-day total of $90.6 million.

"Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" came in second with $17.3 million, while "Annie" debuted in third place with $15 million. "Exodus: Gods and Kings" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1" rounded out the top five.

The top ten:

1. "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" $56.2 million

2. "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" $17.3 million

3. "Annie" $15 million

4. "Exodus: Gods and Kings" $8.1 million

5. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1" $7.8 million

6. "Wild" $4.2 million

7. "Top Five" $3.6 million

8. "Big Hero 6" $3.6 million

9. "Penguins of Madagascar" $3.5 million

10. "PK (Peekay)" $3.5 million

Figures courtesy of Boxofficemojo.com