Weekend Box Office: ‘Mockingjay Part 2’ Remains # 1 While ‘ Victor Frankenstein’ Has No Life

HOLLYWOOD – November 30, 2015 — (Gephardt Daily) — “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” kept its top spot for the Thanksgiving weekend as it battled with Pixar’s newest release, The Good Dinosaur and the ‘Rocky’ sequel “Creed.”

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay
Courtesy: Lionsgate

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” stayed at the 1 position over the Thanksgiving weekend. The finale to the “Hunger Games” series took in $51.6 million dollars for the three-day weekend.

According to Box Office Mojo, the film is tracking behind “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” but “Part 2” is clearly a financial boon for Lionsgate as the film crossed the $440 million dollar mark worldwide

 

 

Photo Courtesy: Disney – Pixar

Disney / Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur,” opened in the number 2 position with $55.5 million in ticket sales over its first 5 days. The movie marks Pixar’s 16th film.

Photo Courtesy: MGM / Warner Bros. Pictures

In 3rd place with $42.6 million dollars for its first 5 days is “Creed,” starring Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan. The “Rocky” sequel was well received by critics and audiences rating it an “A” at Cinemascore.

Spectre
Photo Courtesy: MGM

In 4th place was the James Bond film, “Spectre,” pulling in just over $12.8 million in ticket sales. “Spectre” has a domestic gross of $176.0 million in the 4 weeks since its release. The film had an estimated budget of $245.0 million dollars, which might be repaid just as it goes to DVD and Blu-ray.

Peanuts-movie-posterRounding out the top 5 films is “The Peanuts Movie,” taking in $9.7 million dollars over the holiday weekend. The animated family film has been tracking very well and has earned $116.7 million since it’s debut November 6th.

Photo Courtesy: 20th Century Fox

Also, it needs to be said 20th Century Fox’s gothic horror movie, “Victor Frankenstein,” is officially a “flop” as it opened in 12th place. The film, starring Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy, brought in a mere $3.4 million dollars its first 5 days.

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