How 'The Hunger Games’ prequel won big at the box office


‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ had a successful global opening weekend.

It narrowly missed the $100 million mark but made an impressive $98.5 million worldwide.

The ‘Hunger Games’ prequel earned $54.5 million from 87 international markets.

Top overseas market openings included the UK, Germany, China, France and Mexico.

Its domestic performance was just $44 million, lower than what was expected.

In China, the movie received a 7.1 rating from critics, aligning with the first film in the franchise.

The global IMAX bow for the film was $7.3 million, with $3.2 million from 74 overseas markets.

‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ has a production cost exceeding $100M.

The film's success positions it as a significant player in the box office for the month of November.

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