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Hunger Games devours competition at US Box Office

Hunger Games devours competition at US Box Office

Hunger Games devours competition at US Box Office

Action movie Hunger Games followed its last weeks record-breaking debut of $152 million with a record-breaking second week release, making $61.1 million in the US box office and beating two major Hollywood new releases: Wrath of The Titans and Mirror Mirror.

In spite of the 60% drop from last weekend, The Hunger Games had the seventh-highest second weekend ever, behind movies such as Avatar and Spider-Man.

3-D fantasy Wrath of Titans, starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson and Ralph Feiness, settled in the second spot with a disappointing $34 million. The film, which was hammered by critics, did better in the international market, opening with $78 millions in 60 territories.

The third spot was claimed by Mirror Mirror, a comedic take on the classic fairy tale of Snow White, which is played by Lily Collins. Also starring Julia Roberts and Armie Hammer, the film earned $19 million.

The comedic film version of the 80s TV drama, 21 Jump Street, continued to impress and lands in the fourth spot with $15 million, followed by Dr. Seuss The Lorax, which added $8 million to its coffers, reaching a total of $189.6 since its release.

The Weinstein Companys documentary Bully, which was released unrated had an impressive opening, taking $115,000 at just five cinemas in New York and Los Angeles.

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