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Continued: 'Catching Fire' scorches with $161.1M opening, besting original and setting November record

  • Article by: JAKE COYLE , Associated Press
  • Last update: November 24, 2013 - 3:00 PM

5. "Free Birds," $5.3 million ($575,000 international).

6. "Last Vegas," $4.4 million ($2.4 million international).

7. "Bad Grandpa," $3.5 million ($2.4 million international).

8. "Gravity," $3.3 million ($46.6 million international).

9. "12 Years a Slave," $2.8 million.

10. "Dallas Buyers Club," $2.8 million.


Estimated weekend ticket sales Friday through Sunday at international theaters (excluding the U.S. and Canada) for films distributed overseas by Hollywood studios, according to Rentrak:

1. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," $146.6 million.

2. "Gravity," $46.6 million.

3. "Thor: The Dark World," $24.8 million.

4. "Fack Ju Gohte," $8.3 million.

5. "Captain Phillips," $6.8 million.

6. "The Counselor," $5.4 million.

7. "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2," $5 million.

8. "Friends 2," $4 million.

(tie) "Me, Myself and Mum," $4 million.

10. "Sole A Catinelle," $3.2 million.

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