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Mockingjay Wins Box Office Despite Franchise Low

Hunger Games MockingjayLionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 blasted past Transformers: Age of Extinction to post the top opening of the year domestically, but trailed the first two installments in the YA franchise by a hefty margin. Mockingjay grossed $123 million from 4,151 locations, down 22 percent from the $158.1 million debut of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire a year ago and 19 percent from the $152.5 million launch of The Hunger Games in March 2012.

The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, November 23, are as follows:

RANKTITLEDISTRIBUTOR NAMEWEEKEND REVENUECUME REVENUE
REVENUE# OF LOCATIONS*LOC AVG
1Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, TheLionsgate$123,000,0004,15129,631$123,000,000
2Big Hero 6Disney$20,086,0003,6505,503$135,708,069
3InterstellarParamount$15,100,0003,4154,421$120,692,067
4Dumb And Dumber ToUniversal$13,819,9803,1884,335$57,472,880
5Gone Girl20th Century Fox$2,815,0001,6091,749$156,823,212
6Beyond The LightsRelativity Media$2,630,0001,7661,489$10,123,777
7St. VincentThe Weinstein Company$2,354,0001,7071,379$36,612,651
8FurySony$1,900,0001,7201,104$79,150,118
9BirdmanFox Searchlight$1,855,0008622,151$14,407,107
10Theory Of Everything, TheFocus Features$1,500,00014010,714$2,796,177
11NightcrawlerOpen Road$1,208,3031,1021,096$27,169,886
12OuijaUniversal$952,1101,341710$49,546,275

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