It's been three weeks now since 'Hunger Games' seen in theatre worldwide. The movie earned nearly $303 million since then and remain #1.
"The Hunger Games" also bested this week's openers, including the fourth "American Pie" installment, "American Reunion," which came in second place with $21.5 million and the 3D version of James Cameron's historical romance "Titanic," which was No. 3 with $17.4 million. The film first hit theaters Wednesday, so its five-day total is now $25.7 million.
The Hunger Games is a young adult novel written by American television writer and novelist Suzanne Collins. It was first published on September 14, 2008, by Scholastic, in hardcover. It is written in the voice of sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world in the country of Panem where the countries of North America once existed.
The Capitol, a highly advanced metropolis, holds hegemony over the rest of the nation. The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12 to 18 from each of the 12 districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle in which only one person can survive.