‘Frozen’ Opens With Strong $15.2M at Box Office but ‘Catching Fire’ Is Blazing

“Frozen” got off to a terrific start at the box office, but “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” was even better as the Thanksgiving weekend began Wednesday.

The Disney Animation 3D family film brought in an estimated $15.2 million – better than the $12 million first day for “Tangled” – and could wind up near $80 million for the five days.

But reigning champ “Catching Fire” was blazing, and brought in a whopping $20.7 million Wednesday. On that pace, Lionsgate’s Jennifer Lawrence sequel could be heading for a $100 million second week. The big Wednesday comes on the heels of a $12 million Monday and a $16 million Tuesday, and “Catching Fire” has now taken in more than $206 million domestically after six days.  Read More...



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