The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 has become the ninth film of 2014 to cross $700 million at the global box office, with the Jennifer Lawrence-headlined sequel pushing its worldwide haul to $701.1 million this past weekend. The penultimate chapter of The Hunger Games franchise is now the second-highest grossing instalment, having overtaken the original film’s $691.2 million. However, it still trails The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which pulled in $864.9 million back in 2013.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Meta Golding, Jena Malone, Stef Dawson, Natalie Dormer, Lily Rabe, Jeffrey Wright, Evan Ross, Mahershala Ali, Wes Chatham, Eldon Henson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Julianne Moore. Listen to the Flickering Myth Podcast review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 using the player below: