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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the third film in the megahit YA franchise, tops Fandango’s list of most-anticipated movies of 2014.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire topped Fandango’s 2012 most-anticipated movies list. It went on to become the top-selling movie in Fandango history, surpassing the previous record-holder, Avatar. The film — starring Jennifer Lawrence andJosh Hutcherson – was a box office smash when it opened in the U.S. in November, earning $158.1 million in its domestic debut to set a new November opening record (Twilight: New Moon held the previous record at $142.8 million). The following weekend — Thanksgiving – Catching Fire earned $110 million over five days, and $74.5 million of that during the traditional weekend frame, setting a new record for both the three-day and five-day Thanksgiving weekend. It has earned a stunning $765.3 million worldwide to date.
Mockingjay — Part 1, the third of four films based on Suzanne Collins‘ popular YA novels, will hit theaters Nov. 21, 2014. Mockingjay — Part 2 will follow one year later, Nov. 20, 2015.