The Hunger Games Surpasses $300 Million at the Box Office
Two more cannon shots were heard around the country this week, as The Hunger Games defeated a pair of widely hyped newcomers to wear the box office crown for the third week in a row.
Neither American Reunion nor Titanic 3D were any match for Katniss and company: the big screen version of Suzanne Collins’ novel earned $ 33.5 million on Friday and Saturday to become the sixth-fastest film to reach $ 300 in domestic receipts.
At this pace, The Hunger Games is on target for a final U.S. gross of between $ 360 million and $ 370 million.
Here’s a look at the top five finishers from Easter weekend: