Thor, Katniss top Hollywood Halloween costume poll

Thor, Katniss top Hollywood Halloween costume poll

FANS 'HUNGRY' FOR COSTUMES: Katniss Everdeen, seen here in a scene from the first "Hunger Games" film, is among the most popular Halloween costumes this year. Photo: Associated Press

Fun-loving film fans want to be superhero Thor and “The Hunger Games'” Katniss for Halloween in America this year.

Bosses at movie ticket website Fandango have surveyed movie buffs to find out which costumes are most popular for parties and trick-or-treating and Chris Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence’s characters have come out on top.

Among men, Henry Cavill’s Superman and Iron Man are also popular, while Theodora, the Wicked Witch of the West from “Oz: The Great & Powerful” and Elizabeth Banks’ “The Hunger Games” character Effie Trinket come in second and third, respectively, for women.

Meanwhile, “Despicable Me’s” Minions have topped Mike Wazowski from “Monsters Inc.” and “Monsters University” as the most popular kids costumes this year.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Police say child killed, 5 others injured in Chemung County crash

Crime 3

Accident happened around 3:15 p.m. in Ashland in Chemung County; investigators say truck crossed road, hit guardrail

in Local

All lanes closed on 96, down powerlines

Crime 3

Part of Route 96 in Ithaca closed just before rush hour on Friday because of down powerlines.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule


Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.

in Sports

This week’s best sports shots


Here's a look at some of the big moments and best plays this week.

in National

Making headlines this week


Here's a look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.