The Hunger Games
enjoyed a third weekend on top of the US box office, with a healthy haul of $33.5m ensuring it held off competition from
American Pie: Reunion
and the re-released
That saw Gary Ross’s film break the $300m mark in the domestic market, with worldwide takings now past $400m. Not a bad result by anyone’s standards...
American Reunion tapped into the nostalgia market, taking $21.5m on its opening weekend, while Titanic 3D was a similar throwback success with $17.3m in third.
Wrath Of The Titans put on $15m in fourth place, with Tarsem Singh’s Mirror Mirror continuing to underwhelm in fifth. An $11m weekend for the fairy tale flick will be some way short of what Relativity had hoped for...
21 Jump Street sat in sixth place on $10.2m, with The Lorax taking around half that in seventh. The final three places saw a fairly serious drop-off, with Salmon Fishing In The Yemen , John Carter and Safe House all bringing in less than a million apiece.
Next week sees The Hunger Games challenged by The Cabin In The Woods , Lockout and (ahem) The Three Stooges . Will the odds remain in its favour? We’d imagine they probably will...