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'Hunger Games,' 'Frozen' have record weekends at box office

Donald Sutherland plays President Snow in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," which led the holiday box office with another big weekend. (Lionsgate)
Donald Sutherland plays President Snow in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," which led the holiday box office with another big weekend. (Lionsgate)
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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and 3-D animated musical "Frozen" dished up box office records over the Thanksgiving holiday. Lionsgate's sequel earned a prodigious $75 million in its second weekend, while Disney's frosty fete opened with $67 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Both films bested the previous Thanksgiving record holder, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," which earned $57.5 million in 2001 over a three-day period. "Frozen" became the biggest Thanksgiving opening ever and ...


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