The second movie of The Hunger Games trilogy is officially the highest grossing film of 2013 in the U.S. It broke the box office record history, surpassing Iron Man 3. Catching Fire was able to earn $409.4 million in its first 49 days of release.
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Catching Fire, which set records for the biggest November opening weekend of all time ($158.1 million) as well as the biggest three- and five-day Thanksgiving box office totals ever, has already become the 13th highest-grossing North American release in history and remains in wide release. It passed the first Hunger Games film, which grossed $408 million at the domestic box office, on Tuesday and is the fifth fastest film ever to reach the $400 million mark at the domestic box office.