Top movie website IMDb (Internet Movie Database) announced Friday that 'The Hunger Games' has shattered the all-time record for No. 1 non-sequel midnight opening in history.
The film now ranks as the #7 highest-grossing midnight opening of all time, earning $19.7 million, according to IMDb.
The Top 10 Midnight Openings of All Time*
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - $43.5 million
2. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 - $30.3 million
3. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse - $30.1 million
4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon - $26.3 million
5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 - $24 million
6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - $22.2 million
7. The Hunger Games - $19.7 million
8. The Dark Knight - $18.5 million
9. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - $16.5 million
9. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - $16 million
* Source: IMDb, the #1 movie website in the world