The Hunger Games Maintains Top Box Office Spot for Second Week

Entertainment Apr. 1, 2012 AT 5:23PM
The Hunger Games Maintains Top Box Office Spot for Second Week Credit: Lionsgate

The Hunger Games really does have the odds in its favor.

Topping the box office for the second weekend in a row, the Jennifer Lawrence/Josh Hutcherson/Liam Hemsworth flick brought in $61.1 million from theatergoers.

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This brings the Hunger Games total earnings so far to a whopping $251 million in just 10 days. Last week, it made a record-breaking debut and netted $155 million.

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In the number two and three spots are openers Wrath of the Titans and Mirror Mirror. The Liam Neeson action-fantasy flick earned $34.2 million while Julia Roberts' Disney Snow White remake made $19 million.

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's 21 Jump Street nabbed the #4 spot with $15 million, and Taylor Swift/Zac Efron's Dr. Seuss' The Lorax came in fifth this week with $8 million.

Rounding out the box office results for April 1: Taylor Kitsch's John Carter ($2 million), Emily Blunt's Salmon Fishing in the Yemen ($1.2 million), Alex Veadov's Act of Valor ($1 million), Eddie Murphy's A Thousand Words ($0.9 million) and Dwayne Johnson's Journey 2: The Mysterious Island ($0.8 million).

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