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BOX OFFICE MAKING STRONG RECOVERY

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With the second week of Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games leading the way with $58.6 million and Warner Bros.’ Wrath of the Titans following with $33.5 million, the box office continued to show a strong recovery from last year. According to Box Office Mojo, the total for the weekend came to $148.6 million, up 19 percent from the comparable weekend a year ago, when Hop opened with $37.5 million. For the year to date, overall box office revenue is up 20 percent to $2.62 billion. Attendance is up 22.8 percent.


The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date):

1. The Hunger Games, Lionsgate, $58,551,063, 2 Wks. ($248,483,901); 2. Wrath of the Titans, Warner Bros., $33,457,188, (New); 3. Mirror Mirror, Relativity Media, $18,132,085, (New); 4. 21 Jump Street, Sony, $14,830,066, 3 Wks. ($92,882,690); 5. Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Universal, $7,784,645, 5 Wks. ($189,332,445); 6. John Carter, Disney, $2,029,500, 4 Wks. ($66,233,839); 7. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, CBS Films, $1,272,643, 4 Wks. ($3,169,622); 8. Act of Valor, Relativity Media, $1,001,906, 6 Wks. ($67,745,400); 9. A Thousand Words, Paramount, $902,587, 4 Wks. ($16,508,068); 10. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Warner Bros., $810,338, 8 Wks. ($98,455,595).