The Hunger Games, based on the first book of Suzanne Collins´ trilogy by the same name, topped the chart on its opening weekend in Finland. In the US the opening of the film was the highest debut ever for a non-sequel. The Hunger Games was seen in Finland on its opening weekend by 41.216 moviegoers. It is distributed by Nordisk Film on 76 screens.
Last weekend´s domestic premiere Vares – The Gambling Chip was number two with 9.071 admissions. It now has 30.206 admissions in total. On third place this weekend was Ricky Rapper and Cool Wendy. Now on its seventh week, it was seen by 7.362 moviegoers. The third Ricky Rapper film has now been seen in total by 259.173 spectators.
This weekend´s second premiere was The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which is directed by John Madden. This drama comedy about British pensioners in India sold 4.611 tickets and was fourth on the admissions chart. The film is distributed by FS Film on 31 screens.
Top 5 has still one more Finnish film, namely Almost 18 by Maarit Lalli. The film came fifth this weekend with 4.051 admissions and has now sold 26.003 tickets in total.
Last weekend´s domestic premiere, drama documentary Conquest of Näsinlinna Palace 1918 by Claes Olsson was number six on the chart with 4.021 admissions. It is distributed by FS Film on 48 screens.
Seventh place is also held by a domestic film. Once Upon a Time in the North was seen by 3.995 spectators last weekend, making it number seven on the chart. It has already sold 127.014 tickets in total.
On its eight week in the TOP 10, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol was number eight with 3.392 viewers. It has now been seen by a total of 165.019 viewers in Finland.
John Carter was number nine with 3.136 admissions (total admissions now 28.010) and This Means War was number ten with 2.708 admissions (24.728 now in total).
Other domestic films in TOP 20 were Fanatics, which was number 12 with 2.428 admissions (50.024 in total), and Naked Harbour with its 1.305 admission and 17th place on the chart (89.233 admissions now in total).