“The Hunger Games” Remains Box Office Champ with $33.5 Million

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0  Updated at 3:16 am, April 9th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For the third consecutive weekend, The Hunger Games toyed with the competition.

The blockbuster film earned an estimated $33.5 million to remain in first place.  It has now raised $302.8 million at the domestic box office to date.

The American Pie sequel American Reunion debuted in the runner-up spot, drawing $21.5 million.  The 3D re-release of Titanic bowed in the third spot, with $17.4 million.

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

1. The Hunger Games, $33.5 million
2. American Reunion, $21.5 million
3. Titanic (3D), $17.4 million
4. Wrath of the Titans, $15 million
5. Mirror Mirror, $11 million
6. 21 Jump Street, $10.2 million
7. Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax, $5 million
8. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, $975,000
9. John Carter, $820,000
10. Safe House, $581,000

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