29 November 2013 8:32 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Americans dug into a little gladiatorial combat along with the turkey and cranberry sauce on Thursday, propelling “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” to $14.9 million at the domestic box office. That impressive haul beat previous record holder “Toy Story 2″ to set a new benchmark for Thanksgiving day grosses.The Pixar film earned $13.1 million in 1999. Lionsgate’s blockbuster sequel has now grossed $222 million in North America since opening last week. It has earned an estimated $423 million globally and opened in 16 more foreign markets this week. The well-reviewed picture, which once again sees Jennifer Lawrence in a desperate battle »

- Brent Lang

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Jennifer Lawrence (III)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Toy Story 2 (1999)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners