The Hunger Games Earns $19.7M at Midnight Screenings


Lionsgate released The Hunger Games in 2,565 theaters at midnight where the big screen adaptation earned an impressive $19.735 million, which is a record for a non-sequel, the seventh-highest midnight gross of all time, and the highest IMAX non-summer, non-holiday, 2D opening of all time.

Based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel, The Hunger Games was directed by Gary Ross and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones, Alexander Ludwig, Isabelle Fuhrman, Amandla Stenberg, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.

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