‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ had a really big opening in the box office. It has already racked in a total of $135 million worldwide!
The production company Lionsgate has reported on Saturday that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire grossed $70.5 million domestically and $64 million internationally.
Numbers were from Friday’s opening day, but includes some scattered preview shows on Thursday night. The sequel gained $25.3 million from Thursday night screenings.
Totals for “Catching Fire” are an expected to reach $150 million domestically over the weekend, though some reports estimated a $170 million opener.
The impressive opening of “Catching Fire” will mark the biggest November opening ever and the eighth-highest domestic opening to date. “The Hunger Games,” with $67.3 million its opening night, was the sixth-largest weekend opener with $152.5 million. “The Avengers” sits at No. 1 with $207.4 million.