'The Hunger Games...' highest grosser of 2013 in US
Posted on Feb 25 2014 | IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 25 : Jennifer Lawrence-starrer "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has eclipsed "Iron Man 3" to become the highest-grossing film released at the US box office in 2013.
Lionsgate Entertainment announced that the movie has grossed USD 423.6 million to date, now stepping into the top 10 highest-grossing films of all time domestically, reports deadline.com.
Globally, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", which released in the US Nov 22, 2013, now enjoys a worldwide box office total of USD 838.2 million after seven weeks in theaters. That eclipses the USD 691 million the first "Hunger Games" made during its entire theatrical run.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" are in production for release Nov 21, 2014 and Nov 20, 2015, respectively.