LINDSEY BAHR, Film Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ continues to dominate the domestic box office, but awards season hopefuls “Wild” and “The Imitation Game” proved their might with impressive limited release showings on this sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend.
In its third weekend in release, “Mockingjay – Part 1″ earned an estimated $ 21.6 million. Lionsgate’s… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' No. 1 for Third Week
Here’s your estimated 5-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – $ 82.6 million ($ 123.0 million total)
2. The Penguins of Madagascar – $ 36.0 million ($ 36.0 million total)
3. Big Hero 6 – $ 26.0 million ($ 167.2 million total)
4. Horrible Bosses 2 – $ 23.0 million ($ 23.0
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