Lionsgate Billions the Box Office Domestically and Oversees a Year Over

This year marks the second year in a row Lionsgate takes a Billion at the Box Office Domestically and Internationally.

Image Credit: Moe Jackson

Image Credit: Moe Jackson

Executives have been swooning over China’s marketplace as a remote destination to achieve mega sales as apart of studios international strategy. Lionsgate has taken advantage with hits “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and Summit Entertainment sleeper “Now You See Me”. “Catching Fire brought in $765.6 million worldwide in the first five weeks while “Now You See Me” brought in $354 million worldwide.

The Hunger Games has two more installments “The Mockingjay Part 1” which is set for November then the next the following year.

“Now You See Me” also also has a sequel scheduled. The dates are still unknown.


The Wrap reported, Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns said it was consistency and their team’s effort that made the difference.

“We continue to do more with less, maintaining our commitment to a disciplined financial model that is focused on limiting production capital at risk,” they said in a statement. “We’re especially pleased to achieve contributions from our entire portfolio of films this year, from Lionsgate’s ‘Catching Fire’ and Summit’s ‘Now You See Me’ to Pantelion’s ‘Instructions Not Included’ and Codeblack’s ‘Kevin Hart Let Me Explain.’”

Pantelion Films’ “Instructions Not Included,” starring Mexican TV star Eugenio Derbez, became the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S. with $44 million. The comedy concert film “Kevin Hart Let Me Explain,” which cost less than $3 million to make, brought in $32.2 million.

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