1 million and counting as ‘Hunger Games’ pre-sales break records

Between Friday and Sunday, The Hunger Games pre-sold 1 million tickets, according to a report on Deadline.com; not bad for a movie that doesn’t open until March 23.

The report says that judging only from Fandango and Movietickets.com sales, more than 1 million Hunger Games tickets were sold on those two sites, with 83,000 sold on Fandango Sunday.

The Hunger Games2012-03-23 – 8.0Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one sTrailerTMDbIMDb