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‘The Hunger Games’ Scores Third Highest Opening Weekend Of All Time

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Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images

Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images

Were you one of the millions of fans heading out to the theaters this weekend to see The Hunger Games? The highly anticipated film had an explosive opening weekend grossing $155 million in North American ticket sales to move into the third spot, besting another popular teen romance flick, Twilight.

However, The Hunger Games couldn’t knock out these two flicks that still remain the top performing movies on an opening weekend of all time!

The Biggest Box Office Opening Weekends of All Time:

  1. The Dark Knight –$158.4 million
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 — $169.1 million
  3. The Hunger Games — $155 million
  4. Spider-Man 3 — $151,116,516
  5. Twilight: New Moon — $142.8 million
  6. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 — $138,122,261
  7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest — $135,634,554
  8. Iron Man 2 — $128,122,480
  9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 — $125,017,372
  10. Shrek the Third — $121,629,270

[Source: boxofficemojo]

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