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Weekend Box Office: ‘Hunger Games’ At #1 For Fourth-Straight Weekend

By BallerStatus News Staff   /   Published 04/16/12

The Hunger Games movie"The Hunger Games" is still the #1 movie in the country, after beating out "The Three Stooges" for top honors at this weekend's box office.

"Hunger Games" raked in another $21.5 million over the last three days, helping it stay on top for a fourth-straight weekend. Overall, it's domestic total has reached $337.1 million.

In at #2 is the slapstick update of "The Three Stooges," earning $17.1 million. It stars Chris Diamantopoulos as Moe, Sean Hayes as Larry and Will Sasso as Curly. It faired better than expectations.

Acclaimed horror tale "The Cabin in the Woods" debuted at #3 with $14.9 million. According to reports, the film had been caught up in MGM's bankruptcy, but was finally released by Lionsgate.

Falling one spot to #4 is "Titanic 3D", earning $11.6 million; and "American Reunion" landed at #5 with $10.7 million after opening at #2 last weekend.

The weekend's other new wide release, Film District's sci-fi story "Lockout," opened at #9 with $6.3 million. The movie stars Guy Pearce trying to quell an uprising at an orbiting space prison.

That's a wrap for this weekend. This upcoming week, look out for the release of Buena Vista documentary "Chimpanzee," the Zac Efron romance "The Lucky One", and Sony comedy "Think Like A Man."

This weekend's top 10 is as follows:

1. "The Hunger Games," $21.5 million.
2. "The Three Stooges," $17.1 million.
3. "The Cabin in the Woods," $14.9 million.
4. "Titanic" in 3-D, $11.6 million.
5. "American Reunion," $10.6 million.
6. "Mirror Mirror," $7 million.
7. "Wrath of the Titans," $6.9 million.
8. "21 Jump Street," $6.8 million.
9. "Lockout," $6.3 million.
10. "Dr. Seuss' the Lorax," $3 million.

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