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Weekend Box Office: The Hunger Games #1 with a massive $155 Million for a Third Highest Opening of All-Time!

The Hunger Games (starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson, and Lenny Kravitz) easily tops this weekend's Box Office with an impressive estimate weekend debut total of $155 Million! According to Collider, From its 10,000 prints at 4,137 locations, the film earned an estimated $155 million this weekend, blowing away the previous March record of $116.1 million.  The figure also stands as the third-highest opening of all-time and the single highest debut for a non-sequel. 

Also, Box Office Mojo has the following The Hunger Games articles...
'Hunger Games' Kills With Fifth-Best Opening Day Ever

Friday Report: The Hunger Games debuted to $68.25 million on Friday, which is easily the top opening day ever for a non-sequel... FULL STORY
'Hunger Games' Sets Non-Sequel Midnight Record...
The Hunger Games opened to an estimated $19.74 million at midnight, which ranks seventh all-time behind the last three Harry Potter and Twilight movies. It did score the top midnight debut ever for a non-sequel, and it earned more than twice as much as the first Twilight movie ($7 million). FULL STORY
Forecast: 'Hunger Games' Targets Record Books

Here's the rundown of this weekend's TOP 10 Box Office gross (via Collider  and Box Office Mojo, which will update its actuals tomorrow afternoon)...

Title Weekend Total
1 The Hunger Games $155, 000,000 $155
2 21 Jump Street $21,300,000 $71
3 The Lorax $13,100,000 $177.3
4 John Carter $5,010,000 $62.3
5 Act of Valor $2,062,000 $65.9
6 Project X $1,950,000 $51.7
7 A Thousand Words $1,900,000 $15.4
8 October Baby $1,718,000 $1.9
9 Safe House $1,390,000 $122.5
10 Journey 2 $1,370,000 $97.1

Congrats to Donald Sutherland and his co-stars especially Jennifer Lawrence and the rest of the rest of the cast and crew!

I haven't seen this film yet, but I will definitely see it (eventually) sometime before the end of this week...



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