For those who overlooked the record-breaking success of The Hunger Games one year ago, it was a great weekend at the US box office. Two of the three new releases exceeded expectations, with Olympus Has Fallen nearly doubling studio projections. Only the Tina Fey comedy Admission stumbled – barely topping what Spring Breakers brought in from half as many locations.
|2.||Olympus Has Fallen||$30,500,000||$30.5|
|3.||Oz the Great and Powerful||$22,031,700||$177.5|
|7.||The Incredible Burt Wonderstone||$4,275,000||$17.3|
|8.||Jack the Giant Slayer||$2,965,000||$59|