“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” wins the battle at the box office this Thanksgiving weekend, surpassing “The Good Dinosaur” and “Creed” in North American ticket sales. Jillian Kitchener reports.
LIONSGATE, WARNER BROS, WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES – The Hunger Games has taken the box office by storm once again… with Mockingjay – Part 2 leading the pack.
The film earned $75.8 million in North American ticket sales over the 5-day holiday weekend, bringing its domestic total to over $198 million.
The entire series has captivated audiences, and the Hunger Games’ dominance has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition.
There’s nothing to fear at the box office for the Good Dinosaur. It placed second this weekend, bringing in $55.6 million.
Pixar has capitalized on the school holidays, with families converging on theaters to watch an unlikely friendship form between these two characters.
“Creed” has brought back Sylvester Stallone’s iconic Rocky character, this time alongside Michael B. Jordan… whose character is trying to continue his father’s boxing legacy.
The film has punched out $42.6 million in ticket sales over the five-day weekend.