THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING Fire Passes IRON MAN 3 As Highest 2013 Earner
The Marvel threequel held claim to the title for quite a while, but the second installment in the Hunger Games series has scraped by in domestic box office earnings. But fear not Stark fans, Iron Man 3 is still ahead globally. Read on for more.
Lionsgate has announced that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has surpassed Iron Man 3 to become 2013's top grossing domestic release. The movie has earned $409.4 million in the United States and Canada, just beating Iron Man 3's $409.3 million - though technically the latter still holds the title of highest grossing picture of the last calendar year. Tony Stark also has Katniss on the ropes when it comes to total global earnings, with a whopping $1.2 billion. Catching Fire currently sits at $838.2 million after seven weeks in theaters.
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