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‘Catching Fire’ beats ‘New Moon’ at the box office, now has the 4th biggest opening weekend of all time

November 24, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Catching Fire has hit $307.7 million worldwide in box office receipts, which is a huge increase from the first film’s $211 million opening weekend!

It has nabbed the record of largest November opening of all time with $161.1 million, which was previously set by The Twilight Saga: New Moon ($142.8), and is now the fourth biggest opening of all time behind The Avengers ($207.4 million), Iron Man 3 ($174.1 million) and the final Harry Potter film ($169.2 million). Catching Fire enjoys the distinction of toppling The Dark Knight Rises ($160.9 million).

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