Hunger Games Still Ravenous

'Mockingjay' again wins box office as disaster befalls 'Victor Frankenstein'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 29, 2015 11:45 AM CST
Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne, Sam Clafin as Finnick Odair, Evan Ross as Messalia, and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2."   (Murray Close/Lionsgate via AP)
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(Newser) – Apparently The Hunger Games sounded pretty appetizing to Thanksgiving moviegoers, as the final installment of the franchise landed again atop the holiday weekend's box office with a tidy $75.8 million, reports USA Today. Mockingjay—Part 2 has now collected $440.7 million in two weeks of release, and this week held off debuts from Pixar's The Good Dinosaur ($55.6 million) and Rocky Balboa sequel Creed ($42.6 million). Spectre slipped to fourth with $18.2 million, while The Peanuts Movie was fifth with $13.6 million. The week's disaster was Victor Frankenstein, which tanked with $3.4 million after getting ripped by critics. (Read more Hunger Games stories.)

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