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The Hunger Games tops the box office... again!

The Hunger Games blew away the competition at the box office for a fourth straight weekend, but some dim-witted jokesters managed to pull in more cash than anyone thought possible on its opening weekend.

The Hunger Games stays at the top of the box office

Katniss Everdeen is still slaying the competition — though this time it's at the box office, rather than in the Arena. The Hunger Games just finished its fourth week at the top of the box office, raking in $21.5 million from Friday to Sunday, bringing its domestic total to $337.1 million after 24 days in theaters.

That's not all: It's also earned a healthy sum overseas, bringing the worldwide pull on this $90-million-dollar adaptation of Suzanne Collins' book to $531 million.

Family-friendly film The Three Stooges — starring Sean Hayes, Will Sasso and Chris Diamantopoulos — managed to end its opening weekend at number two, bringing in a healthy $17.1 million.

Movie review: The Three Stooges >>

Joss Whedon's highly secretive horror-com The Cabin in the Woods came in at number three, bringing in $14.9 million. The total was a surprise to many critics, especially since Lionsgate didn't do much to promote the film. However, it sounds like it's pretty good — rapper and actor Ice T gives it two thumbs up.

"Cabin in The Woods Super dope! I can't even explain it without giving the twists away.. Very #APPROVED," he tweeted on Sunday.

Movie review: The Cabin in the Woods >>

Titanic 3D and American Reunion rounded out the top five with $11.6 million and $10.7 million in ticket sales, respectively.

One of the biggest disappointments of the weekend was the Guy Pearce/Maggie Grace thriller Lockout. The film topped out in ninth place over the weekend, bringing in a paltry $6.3 million from 2,308 theaters. Too bad, especially since Pearce managed to get injured almost every day while filming the movie.

"I hurt myself almost every week… I pulled a muscle in my leg," he told SheKnows in early April. "I had a hot bullet casing ricochet off the ceiling and go straight down the back of my shirt and burned my back."

Image courtesy Lionsgate

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