It's all happening.

"The Hunger Games" scored huge box office numbers on Friday. According to, the dystopian film grossed $68.25 million in North American ticket sales.

Lionsgate, the studio behind the series, states that those numbers make "Hunger Games" the highest opening Friday gross for a non-sequel, as well as the fifth highest Friday opening of all time. Current estimates have the film bringing in a total of $140 million for the weekend.

Check back Sunday for a complete box office breakdown.

For more of Moviefone's "Hunger Games" coverage, head here.

[via Deadline]
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