Hunger Games Wins Again, Passes $300M

Titanic, American Reunion both lose out to young-adult powerhouse
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2012 12:04 PM CDT
Hunger Games Wins Again, Passes $300M
Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, left, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games."   (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)

Another weekend, another win for The Hunger Games: The Jennifer Lawrence-driven blockbuster mopped up another $33.5 million this weekend, easily sending American Reunion ($21.5 million) back to band camp and sinking Titanic 3D ($17.4 million), while racing across the $300 million line in near-record time. It cleared $300 million in 17 days, notes the Hollywood Reporter, the fastest for any non-summer or non-holiday movie. (More entertainment stories.)

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