“The Hunger Games” Remains Box Office Champ with $21.5 Million

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0  Updated at 3:40 am, April 16th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Moviegoers haven’t had their fill of The Hunger Games just yet.

For the fourth weekend in a row, the blockbuster film was the box office champion, earning an estimated $21.5 million.  It has now raised $337.1 million domestically to date.

The Three Stooges opened in second place, collecting $17.1 million.  The horror flick The Cabin in the Woods debuted in the third spot, with $14.9 million.

The 3D edition of Titanic grossed $11.6 million to finish in fourth place.  Combined with the original 1997 release, Titanic has now made over $2 billion worldwide.  Only one other film has reached that milestone — another James Cameron blockbuster, Avatar.

The Guy Pearce flick Lockout bowed in ninth place, earning $6.3 million.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:

1. The Hunger Games, $21.5 million
2. The Three Stooges, $17.1 million
3. The Cabin in the Woods, $14.9 million
4. Titanic (3D), $11.6 million
5. American Reunion, $10.6 million
6. Mirror Mirror, $7 million
7. Wrath of the Titans, $6.9 million
8. 21 Jump Street, $6.8 million
9. Lockout, $6.3 million
10. Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax, $3 million

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