Liongate's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire became the highest-grossing film released at the box office in 2013, as it grossed an estimated £493,000 last night of an estimated domestic cume to date of $409.4million in its first 49 days of release. Iron Man 3 earned $409million at the domestic box office, but is still way ahead worldwide with $1.215billion.
"Catching Fire" set records for the biggest November opening weekend of all time ($158.1million) as well as the biggest three and five day Thanksgiving box office totals ever. It has already become the 13th highest-grossing North American release in history and remains in wide release.
The next two instalments of The Hunger Games franchise (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II) are currently in production and are set for release November 21st 2014 and November 20th 2015, respectively.