Superheroes, comedies and family films rule
2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
U.S.: $393.4 million*
Overseas: $404. million
Worldwide: $797 million
*Through December 30
Lowdown: The second installment has equaled the original domestically, but substantially grown the Girl with Fire's worldwide appeal. It's partially thanks to a great movie and partially thanks to the growing star power of Jennifer Lawrence, but, more importantly, has already made next November's "Mockingjay, Pt. 1," a blockbuster in waiting.