"Hunger Games" gives up box office crown

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 22, 2012 12:08 PM
"Hunger Games" gives up box office crown

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Romantic comedy "Think Like a Man" topped the domestic movie box office charts during the weekend, ending the four-week winning streak of the blockbuster movie "The Hunger Games."

"Think Like a Man" earned $33 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

New romantic movie "The Lucky One" finished second with $22.8 million. "Hunger Games" fell to third place, pulling in $14.5 million.

Sony Corp's movie studio released "Think Like a Man." "The Lucky One" was distributed by Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros. studio, and "Hunger Games" was released by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

(Reporting By Lisa Richwine; Editing by Bill Trott)