Powered by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Lionsgate executives said on Sunday (December 14) the studio had reached $1.0003bn for the year-to-date.
Mockingjay – Part 1 has contributed more than one-third of the annual aggregated amount from Lionsgate international licensees after an estimated $16m from 86 markets elevated the international running total to $334m.
The YA adaptation has overtaken the lifetime total of Catching Fire in Brazil, where it stands at $20.3m, as well as Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Central America, Portugal and Vietnam and a further 18 territories.
Latest figures put the film on $42.9m in the UK, $32.7m in Germany, $24.8m in Australia, $22.7m in France, $22.3m in Mexico, $18.3m in Scandinavia, $17m in CIS, $13.7m in Spain and $11m in Italy.
Mockingjay – Part 1 is due to land in China on February 8 and Japan on June 5.