Weekend Box Office: ‘Mockingjay’ Still On Top, Passing Half-Billion Dollar Mark

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” remains in the top spot in the box office after this weekend.

After three weeks in theaters, the final chapter to “The Hunger Games” series of films kept its lead with $18.6 million this weekend. The film, which stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, has a domestic grand total of $227.1 million and a worldwide take of over $523 million.

Although most experts thought “Krampus” was a throwaway film, the creepy Christmas movie did unexpectedly well, pushing Pixar’s “Good Dinosaur” out of second place. “Krampus” took in $16 million on it’s debut weekend.

“Rocky” sequel “Creed” kept its third place position over the weekend with an additional $15.5 million. The film, which stars Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan, has a two-week domestic total of $65.1 million.

“The Good Dinosaur” dropped to fourth place with a weekend gross of $15.5 million. The animated film brought in just almost $80 million in ticket sales in its two-week week run.

“Spectre” dropped to fifth place as it took in $5.4 million. The James Bond film has a total domestic gross of $184.5 million after five weeks in theaters and an international total of $792 million.


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