The Hunger Games Catches Fire With Over $250 Million—Here's Your Box Office Roundup

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New films “The Wrath of The Titans” and Snow White-inspired, “Mirror Mirror” didn’t stand a chance.It was another huge weekend for “The Hunger Games.

Based on Suzanne Collins fictional dystopia that pits children against each other in a killing game, the film continued breaking records, earning $10.8 million Monday. 

The film passed the $200 million mark Friday night earning a cool $18 million at theatres. By the end of Sunday, “The Hunger Games” managed to bring in over $250 million, making it the fastest non-sequel to reach that mark.

Among all films, it’s the fifth-fastest film earn a quarter of a billion dollars. 

The Hunger Games” is also currently atop the best-selling book and billboard album lists in America.

Meanwhile, “The Wrath of the Titans,” sequel to 2010’s “Clash of the Titans,” fell short of the original’s $61.2 million opening despite an adequate March opening while Julia Roberts tanked in “Mirror Mirror.” 

This week, we bid farewell to party house “Project X” and Denzel Washington‘s “Safe House” from the top 10. 

(via BoxOfficeMojo)

9. Another surprise. Eddie Murphy's dry comedy drops three spots, earning $915,000 at the box office. This brings the film's total to $16.5 million in its fourth weekend.

7. Ewan McGregor is back at the box office and bringing fly-fishing to the desert in this limited-release comedy. The film earned an impressive $1.3 million securing its spot in the top 10 this week.

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