Hunger Games Tops Easter Weekend Box Office

Entertainment Apr. 8, 2012 AT 6:42PM
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark in the Hunger Games. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark in the Hunger Games. Credit: Murray Close/Lionsgate

It's a three-peat for The Hunger Games!

The ensemble action-adventure flick continued to reign at the box office over Easter weekend, earning an estimated $33.5 million in box office receipts nationwide.

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In the time since the film's March 23 release, The Hunger Games -- costarring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and others -- has taken in $302.9 million domestically.

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The fourth installment in the American Pie film franchise, American Reunion, debuted short of expectations in second place with $21.5 million in receipts, while the 3-D rebilling of 1997's Titanic premiered in third place with $17.3 million.

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Rounding out the holiday weekend's top five films were Wrath of the Titans ($15 million) and Julia Roberts' retelling of Snow White, Mirror Mirror ($11 million).

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