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Besting any number of opening weekend records, The Hunger Games (review here) opened this weekend with a scorching $ 155 million.  That’s the third-biggest opening weekend of all-time, behind The Dark Knight ($ 158 million) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II ($ 169 million).  Obviously by virtue of being number three on the list, it’s also the biggest opening weekend for a non-summer movie, a non-sequel.  It’s of… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: The Hunger Games Opens With $155 million -- Why It's Good News for the Industry and the Moviegoer

Those wondering whether The Hunger Games could put up Twilight numbers … well, what if we told you The Hunger Games put up better numbers than any of the Twilight movies so far? Early predictions had the hotly-anticipated film finishing its opening weekend with somewhere between $ 90 and $ 110 million, but The Hunger Games surprised with a whopping $ 155 million, giving it the third… Continue reading 'The Hunger Games' Devours Weekend Box Office with Third Biggest Opening of All Time

‘Hunger Games’ Name Generator: Find Out Your Cause Of Death

Put on your reaping outfits and straighten your Mocking Jay — “The Hunger Games” is finally here!

The Jennifer Lawrence-led dystopian flick hit theaters last night and already racked in a “Twilight’s” ransom. So, whether you’re gloating (and yawning) after catching the midnight showing or you’re planning in a weekend screening, it’s full-on “Hunger Games” mania.

And what better way to celebrate your undying devotion than checking out the hilariously macabre meme… Continue reading 'Hunger Games' Name Generator: Find Out Your Cause Of Death

What Will The Hunger Games’ Opening Weekend Gross Be?

This question originally appeared on Quora.

2012-03-23-JDickProfile.jpegBy John Dick, CEO, CivicScience

~$ 113.75M

Why / How?

Relying on our digital polling applications at CivicScience, we’ve done pretty well this Spring in our predictions for both The Lorax & John Carter.  

We’re still pretty convinced that we were lucky in projecting the opening weekend John Carter movie sales. We don’t know how external things, like the weather, other competing movies, and overall demographic… Continue reading What Will The Hunger Games' Opening Weekend Gross Be?

Eat Up the ‘Hunger Games’ Action — Literally

Hunger Games CookiesCourtesy Eleni’s

Safer than arena feasts and more reliable than tesseras, Eleni’s Hunger Games-themed cookies are delicious — and clever! The bakery’s $ 75 gift set, available by special order, includes sweets in the likenesses of Katniss, Peeta and Gale, plus accessories from the books, like backpacks, bows, a cornucopia, tracker jackers (ouch!) and more. For a more affordable price, 12-packs… Continue reading Eat Up the ‘Hunger Games’ Action — Literally