'The Hunger Games' Takes Weekend Box Office GoldIt was a very busy weekend at multiplexes, thanks to one big new movie. As expected, movie audiences were hungry and game for The Hunger Games.
'21 Jump Street' Locks Up First Place At Box OfficeThe weekend's only new mainstream attraction, a comedy about undercover cops based on the eighties TV series, starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, arrested audiences to the tune of $35-million, good for a robust first-place finish on its debut weekend.
Second Week In A Row On Top For 'The Lorax'The animated attraction, 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax', made it two weekends in a row on top of the box-office heap, earning an estimated $39-million in its second weekend of release for another first-place finish.
'Lorax' Knocks Off Navy SEALS At Box OfficeThe animated feature, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax", with a voice cast led by Zac Efron and Danny DeVito, ran away to a first-place finish on its debut weekend, earning an estimated and surprising $71-million.