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Box Score: The Hunger Games sets box office afire

Smoking a few box office records along the way to the top spot,  The Hunger Games Catching Fire [HGAM2] engulfing an estimated $161.1 million.  The fourth best debut of all times also exceeded the November mark previously held by The Twilight Saga: New Moon and the best 2D only opening held by The Dark Knight Rises.   The sci-fi sequel played to an even crowd with 50% under the age of 25 and 41% male, which is 12% better than the first film.  

Dethroned from first place, Thor: The Dark World [THOR2] scored another $14.1 million.  The Marvel superhero sequel has banked $167.8 million.

The Best Man Holiday [BESM2] dropped 58% in its second weekend to $12.5 million. The romance sequel stands at $50.4 million.

The dramedy Delivery Man [DLVRY] debuted third with $8.2 million. 

In its wide expansion to 666 theaters, Dallas Buyers Club [DALBC] took in $2.8 million.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE $161,125,000 $161,125,000
2 THOR: THE DARK WORLD $14,117,000 $167,837,000
3 THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY $12,521,535 $50,391,125
4 THE DELIVERY MAN $8,215,000 $8,215,000
5 FREE BIRDS $5,300,000 $48,593,865
6 LAST VEGAS $4,400,000 $53,925,749
7 JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRANDPA $3,450,000 $95,451,000
8 GRAVITY $3,305,000 $245,503,000
9 12 YEARS A SLAVE $2,800,000 $29,393,300
10 DALLAS BUYERS CLUB $2,769,989 $6,449,603
11 ENDER'S GAME $2,000,000 $57,250,000
12 CAPTAIN PHILLIPS $1,825,000 $100,700,000


Tag(s): HGAM2, THOR2, BESM2, DLVRY, DALBC

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By Antibody on Sunday, November 24, 2013 @ 10:42 AM 3728 views

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