Weekend Box Office: “Hunger Games” Makes A Meal Out Of Ticket Sales.

Not even the Greek gods or a cutesy retelling of the “Snow White” tale could stop the juggernaut that is “The Hunger Games.”

The bigscreen version of author Suzanne Collins’ best-selling YA continues to clean up at the multiplex, grossing $61 million on its way to $251 million in receipts in its first two weeks of release.

From BoxOffice Mojo, here’s the weekend by the numbers:

1 1 The Hunger Games LGF $61,100,000 -59.9% 4,137 $14,769 $251,033,000 $78 2
2 N Wrath of the Titans WB $34,200,000 3,545 $9,647 $34,200,000 $150 1
3 N Mirror Mirror Rela. $19,000,000 3,603 $5,273 $19,000,000 $85 1
4 2 21 Jump Street Sony $15,000,000 -26.7% 3,148 +27 $4,765 $93,100,000 $42 3
5 3 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Uni. $8,000,000 -39.3% 3,264 -413 $2,451 $189,600,000 $70 5
6 4 John Carter BV $2,005,000 -60.5% 2,397 -815 $836 $66,210,000 $250 4
7 16 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen CBS $1,274,000 +81.3% 483 +359 $2,638 $3,171,000 4
8 5 Act of Valor Rela. $1,006,000 -50.7% 1,239 -977 $812 $67,750,000 $12 6
9 6 A Thousand Words P/DW $915,000 -53.1% 1,007 -780 $909 $16,520,000 $40 4
10 10 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $835,000 -38.5% 908 -432 $920 $98,480,000 $79 8
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