Lionsgate’s action smash has grossed more in North America than any film in the Twilight series and stands at $459.9m worldwide.
Katniss and Co took advantage of the holiday weekend to pull in a further $33.5m from 4,137 theatres in its third weekend.
Universal’s American Reunion marks a return for the American Pie collective and the film opened in second place on $21.5m. Fox’s re-release of Titanic in 3D ranked third on $17.4m.
Universal’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is on the cusp of $200m after six weekends and stablemate Safe House re-entered the top ten in its ninth weekend and stands at $124.8m.
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen stands at $4.6m after five and expanded by 41 to 524 theatres.
The Raid: Redemption climbed ten places to eleventh in its third weekend and has amassed $1.3m through SPC. The distributor opened Damsels In Distress on $64,200 from four and IFC opened Cannes 2011 competition entry We have A Pope on $31,500 from three.
Next weekend Lionsgate launches horror-comedy The Cabin In The Woods, while FilmDistrict opens the action sci-fi Lockout and Fox releases The Three Stooges.
Estimated Top 10 North America Apr 6-8 2012
Film (Dist) / Est wkd gross / Est total to date
1 (1) The Hunger Games (Lionsgate) Lionsgate $33.5m $302.8m
2 (-) American Reunion (Universal) UPI $21.5m –
3 (-) Titanic 3D (Fox) Fox Int’l $17.4m $25.7m
4 (2) Wrath Of The Titans (Warner Bros) WBPI $15m $58.9m
5 (3) Mirror Mirror (Relativity) Relativity-FilmNation $11m $36.5m
6 (4) 21 Jump Street (Sony-MGM) SPRI $10.2m $109.6m
7 (5) Dr Seuss’ The Lorax (Universal) UPI $5m $198.2m
8 (7) Salmon Fishing In The Yemen (CBS Films) $975,000 $4.6m
9 (6) John Carter (Buena Vista) WDSMPI $820,000 $67.9m
19 (12) Safe House (Universal) UPI $581,000 $124.8m