Extremely good news for all the 'Hunger Games' fans. The third
installment from the franchise has turned out to become the highest
grossing movie of 2014 in the United States. Yes, after giving
tough competition to Marvel and many other studios big releases,
the Jennifer Lawrence starring movie has
topped the highest grossers list. JLaw has again proved that she is
the queen of box office!
"The Hunger Games:
Mockingjay- Part 1" is now 2014's highest-grossing movie in the
US. The Jennifer Lawrence-starring film snatched the title from the
previous holder "Guardians of the Galaxy" following a battle at the
Per Wednesday, January 21, "Mockingjay" collected USD 333.2
million while "Guardians" garnered USD 333.17 million
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1" was released on November
21 and so far has collected over USD 700 million worldwide. It
opened in China on February 8.
It's the second time in a row that the dystopian franchise has
topped the charts. In 2013, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" also
faced off a Marvel movie in a similar battle. Back then, the
Lionsgate project toppled "Iron Man 3" from its top position as the
highest-grossing movie. It eventually garnered USD 424.7M, passing
Robert Downey Jr-starring superhero film at USD 409M.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2" is set for release on
November 20. Also featuring Josh Hutcherson and Liam
Hemsworth among others, the action adventure movie is directed
by Francis Lawrence.