The Hunger Games Tops Box Office AgainBy: Richard Stalker - April 2, 2012
The Hunger Games tops the box office again.
The book adaptation starring Jennifer Lawrence as protagonist Katniss Everdeen, had a huge opening weekend raking in over $150 million. The total was the third highest opening ever and the highest non-summer opening ever.
The movie made $61.1 million in it’s second week of release in taking the top spot. Coming in at second place is the newly released Wrath of the Titans which made $34.2 million. Coming in at #3 is Julia Roberts Snow White story “Mirror Mirror” which made $19 million. At #4 is comedy 21 Jump Street which made $15 million. Rounding out the top 5 is environmental message movie “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” which brought in $8 million.
The Hunger games continues the trend this week of critics and fans alike enjoying a film. on Rotten Tomatoes the film is scoring an 85% from critics and an 88% from fans.
Next week, the new American Pie comes out so it will be interesting to see if the Hunger Games can hold onto it’s top spot!
Whenever I have to do something I don’t want to do, I just think “If Katniss could volunteer for The Hunger Games, I can do this”.
omg, everything on my dash is about the hunger games.
FINALLY saw the hunger games! SO GOOD