Box Office Report: Hunger Games Sinks Titanic 3D
Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games took the top spot for three weeks straight, earning $33.5 million over the weekend for a total of $302.8 million, and taking a bite out of American Reunion and Titanic 3D.
Universal and Relativity’s American Reunion took second place with $21.5 million, noticeable lower than opening weekends for the first three installments of the American Pie franchise.
In third place, Titanic 3D earned $17.4 million for a total of $25.7 million over five days since the film’s release. Including the original release, James Cameron’s period epic has grossed $626.5 million at the domestic box office, which ranks second on the all-time chart behind Avatar.
At number four, Wrath of the Titans, the 3D action sequel from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, brought in $15 million this weekend for a total of $58.9 million.
Relativity Media’s Snow White feature Mirror Mirror, starring Julia Roberts, Lily Collins and Armie Hammer, dropped to fifth place this weekend, earning $11 million for a total of $36.5 million.
Sony and MGM’s Jonah Hill-Channing Tatum comedy 21 Jump Street came in sixth, bringing in $10.2 million for a total of $109.6 million.
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, from Universal and Illumination Entertainment, held seventh place with $5 million for a total of $198.2 million.
At number eight, Lasse Hallstrom's Salmon Fishing in the Yemen brought in $975,000, bringing the film’s total to $4.6 million over the course of its four-week run.
Disney’s sci-fi 3D epic John Carter held on at ninth place, earning $829,000 over the weekend for a total of $124.8 million.
Rounding out the list at number 10, Universal’s Safe House made $581,000 for a total of $124.8 million.
In its second weekend, Lee Hirsch's documentary Bully held up relatively well, grossing $74,786 from six theaters in New York and Los Angeles for an average of $12,464. From the Weinstein Co., the film will expand next weekend into 55 markets with its new PG-13 rating.
Box office numbers were obtained on boxofficemojo.com.