The Hunger Games Breaks Quarter of a Billion at the Box Office

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Following a record-breaking opening weekend at the box office, how much did The Hunger Games rake in this Friday and Saturday?

$61.1 million, enough to easily top all other films once again. A few facts about this impressive figure and where it helps The Hunger Games rank among the all-time best in Hollywood...

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  • This weekend's gross marks a 60 percent drop from the prior weekend, which is on par with other blockbusters: Iron Man 2 dropped 59 percent; and Spider-Man 3 fell 62 percent; and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 decreased by 70 percent.
  • The Hunger Games has now earned $251 million in 10 days, making it the fastest-ever non-sequel to achieve this milestone. The only movies to have hit that total in fewer days: the final Harry Potter; Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen; The Dark Knight.
  • Analysts predict a final domestic tally of around $375 million.

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