‘Catching Fire’ continues to dominate box office
TORONTO — In its second weekend, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire continued to burn up the box office, raking in an estimated $74.5 million.
It was enough to keep the movie, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, in the No. 1 spot. It has earned $296.5 million in the U.S. and Canada since its Nov. 22 debut.
Worldwide, Catching Fire has made more than $573 million.
The first Hunger Games grossed $691 million.
In its second weekend in wide release, the animated musical comedy Frozen made $66.7 million, bringing its total to $93.3 million domestically.
Thor: The Dark World, starring Chris Hemsworth, was third with $11 million. Worldwide, the movie has grossed $591 million.
The Best Man Holiday, which was filmed in Toronto last summer, earned $8.5 million in its third weekend to bring its total to $63 million. The 1999 original made $34 million.
Homefront, starring Jason Statham and James Franco, opened in fifth place with nearly $7 million.
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