The box office figures are in and it’s official…The Hunger Games is the NUMBER 1 movie in the world!!
Across the opening weekend, the movie took over $152.5 million in the US, which makes it the biggest non-sequel opener ever, and third highest of all time, behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($US169.2 million) and The Dark Knight (US$158.4 million).
In Australia the movie took $9 million in its first four days – almost doubling the amount taken by the first installment in the Twilight franchise ($5.4m).
Lionsgate has estimated the film’s worldwide box office at a massive $214.25 million.
Australia’s $9 million opening weekend was second only to the US, ahead of the UK ($7.1m) and Russia ($6.2m).
And now Lionsgate has released this short thank you from Liam Hemsworth, followed up with a nice trailer explaining what makes the movie so great!