The Hunger Games Makes Nearly $20 Million During Midnight Opening

Posted on March 23, 2012

The Hunger Games had a record $19.75 million opening Thursday night. This is a record for the all-time highest grossing non-sequel midnight. It is the 7th highest midnight gross ever. You can see a list of the top ten midnight openings here.

A huge weekend box office near $140 million is being predicted. This would put it very close to opening of The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which had a $142.8 million opening.

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