In North America, the sequel scores the top November opening of all time with $161.1 million; "Delivery Man" marks Vince Vaughn's worst nationwide launch for a movie opening in more than 1,000 theaters. (lol)
Catching Fire scored the top November opening of all time domestically with $161.1 million, slaying the record set by fellow YA film adaptation The Twilight Saga: New Moon ($142.8). The sequel, earning an A CinemaScore, marks another major victory for Lionsgate and is reaching a broader audience than Hunger Games did, with males making up 12 percent more of the audience.
Overseas, where it is rolling out in 65 markets, Catching Fire took in $146.6 million. The movie is doing double the business of Hunger Games in most countries.
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