Do ya hear that?
It's the sound of mockingjays tweeting dollar $igns all up in this arena!!
We knew Hunger Games was going to have a HUGE opening, but this is cray!
The movie had the THIRD best opening weekend OF ALL TIME.
Bringing in $155 million to Lionsgate (and that's just domestically!!), it also shattered records as the biggest opening for a nonsequel.
It definitely surpassed any Twilight flick, but just comes in behind The Dark Knight and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Lionsgate VP David Spitz said:
"The numbers just kept growing and growing. And based on the trajectory of the weekend, we are going to have an unbelievable hold. We are going to play and play.
I think that when we initially looked at this property, we thought we were going to have Twilight numbers in terms of females, but we didn't."
Soooo, how's that sequel coming along? It's pretty much inevitable now, right??
[Image via WENN.]
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