Hunger Games Wins Big At The Box Office


Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games took the top spot over the weekend bringing in roughly $150 million for the three day weekend opener.  According to WSJ this is the third-highest opening weekend ever, behind “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2? and “The Dark Knight.

The Hunger Games also sets records for the highest non-sequel opening weekend ever and the highest March opening ever.

Below is the Top Ten (based on weekend grosses):

1. The Hunger Games
Friday $68.2M, Saturday $50.0M, Weekend $150.0M

2. 21 Jump Street
Friday $6.2M (-53%), Saturday $9M, Weekend $21.0M (-43%), Cume $70M

3. Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax 3D
Friday $3.2M, Saturday $6.4M, Weekend $14.0M, Cume $176.7M

4. John Carter 3D
Friday $1.3M, Saturday $2.3M, Weekend $5.3M, Cume $62.6M

5. Act Of Valor
Friday $560K, Saturday $935K, Weekend $2.2M, Cume $65.9M

6. Project X (Warner Bros)
Friday $625K, Saturday $850K, Weekend $2.1M, Cume $51.9M

7. A Thousand Words
Friday $525K, Saturday $915K, Weekend $1.9M, Cume $15.0M

8. October Baby
Friday $595K, Saturday $665K, Weekend $1.8M

9. Safe House
Friday $392K, Saturday $710K, Weekend $1.5M, Cume $122.7M

10. Journey 2
Friday $310K, Saturday $655K, Weekend $1.4M, Cume $97.2M


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Hunger Games Wins Big At The Box Office

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