'The Hunger Games' devours weeekend box office, draws $155 million
UPI News Service, 03/25/2012
"The Hunger Games," based on the young adult novel, posted the third-biggest weekend opening in U.S. box office history with $155 million in receipts.
"21 Jump Street," a remake of the TV show with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, trailed a very distant second with $21.3 million in its second week, while the animated "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," featuring the voice of Danny DeVito, was third with $13.1 million in its fourth week of release.
All studio estimates of gross U.S. box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.
"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" rounded out the Top 10 with $1.37 million.
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