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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:

RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME REVENUE
REVENUE # OF LOCATIONS* LOC AVG
1 Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The Lionsgate $123,000,000 4,151 29,631 $123,000,000
2 Big Hero 6 Disney $20,086,000 3,650 5,503 $135,708,069
3 Interstellar Paramount $15,100,000 3,415 4,421 $120,692,067
4 Dumb And Dumber To Universal $13,819,980 3,188 4,335 $57,472,880
5 Gone Girl 20th Century Fox $2,815,000 1,609 1,749 $156,823,212
6 Beyond The Lights Relativity Media $2,630,000 1,766 1,489 $10,123,777
7 St. Vincent The Weinstein Company $2,354,000 1,707 1,379 $36,612,651
8 Fury Sony $1,900,000 1,720 1,104 $79,150,118
9 Birdman Fox Searchlight $1,855,000 862 2,151 $14,407,107
10 Theory Of Everything, The Focus Features $1,500,000 140 10,714 $2,796,177
11 Nightcrawler Open Road $1,208,303 1,102 1,096 $27,169,886
12 Ouija Universal $952,110 1,341 710 $49,546,275

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