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‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Hits $500 Million at Worldwide Box Office

The Jennifer Lawrence sci-fi tale has taken in $233 million domestically and $271 million from overseas in 13 days

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” has crossed $500 million at the worldwide box office, domestic distributor Lionsgate said Thursday.

The young adult sci-fi tale starring Jennifer Lawrence achieved the milestone Wednesday. It has taken in $233.8 million in North America, and $271 million overseas for international distributor Warner Bros. in its first 13 days of release.

It is the first part of the finale in the franchise based on author Suzanne Collins‘ best-selling trilogy. “Mockingjay – Part 2” is set for release on Nov. 20, 2015.

“Mockingjay – Part 1” has been the No. 1 film in North America and internationally for the past two weeks.

“The Hunger Games” kicked off the series by taking in $691 million globally in 2012, and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” rolled up $865 million worldwide last year.