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The Hunger Games Falls to Think Like a Man at Friday Box Office

6 years ago by Reg Seeton

The box office reign of The Hunger Game came to an end on Friday when the comedy Think Like a Man earned $12.2 million to lead the weekend movies.

Although The Hunger Games enjoyed nearly an entire month long run at the top of the box office, the Tim Story directed ensemble comedy Think Like a Man came out the winner at the box office on Friday.

Surprisingly, as revealed by Hollywood Reporter, The Hunger Games fell to third place at the Friday box office with $4 million in sales behind the Zac Efron love drama The Lucky One at $9 million.

Industry analysts predict that Think Like a Man, starring Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, and more, will earn more than $30 million by the end of the weekend.

After 28 days at the top of the box office, The Hunger Games has grossed over $500 million worldwide.

Friday box office results:

Think Like a Man – $12.2 million
The Lucky One – $9 million
The Hunger Games – $4 million

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Reg Seeton created The Deadbolt in 2005 after working for the pioneering movie news website, Coming Attractions. Reg has over 15 years experience as a top online entertainment journalist and interviewer, has worked with several award winning actors, musicians and writers, and has managed entertainment networks in New York and Los Angeles. And he's done it all with one eye!