The Hunger Games Beats New Releases, Sets Record
9:00 am, April 8th, 2012BOX OFFICE
The Hunger Games won again for third consecutive weekend at the box office, beating American Reunion and Titanic 3D.
Jennifer Lawrence’s blockbuster turn as heroine Katniss Everdeen earned $33.5 million over Easter Weekend, breaking the $300 million mark in record time (17 days) for a non-summer or non-sequel movie.
On Friday, The Hunger Games crossed $400 million worldwide.
American Reunion took second place this holiday weekend with $21.5 million in ticket sales.
And the Titanic re-release secured third with a box office take of $17.4 million.
Wrath of the Titans and Mirror Mirror came in fourth and fifth places with $15 million and $11 million, respectively.
Rounding out the Top 10 were Jump Street ($10.2 million), The Lorax ($5 million), Salmon Fishing in the Yemen ($975,000), John Carter ($830,000), and Safe House, ($580,000).
What did you see this weekend?
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