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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” is still at the top the box office after one of the slowest weekends in 2014. The film based on the novels by the American author Suzanne Collins added an estimated $21.6 million this weekend for a total of $257.7 million domestically and $560.5 million worldwide.  According to the number crunchers, the top ten films fell 39% from the previous weekend due to the holiday season buzz.

Check out the trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1″

Katnis Poster and Teaser Released for ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1'

Katnis Poster and Teaser Released for ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1′

DreamWorks animation “Penguins of Madagascar” remain in second place compared to last week by adding an additional $11.1 million for a domestic total of $49.6 million. “Horrible Bosses 2” moved up two spots to take third place with an estimated $8.6 million. Last week’s third spot contender “Big Hero 6” slips down one spot to number four with $8.1 million, followed by Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” in fifth place with $8 million. Ben Affleck’s “Gone Girl” is still holding on in the top spots at number eight, by adding 1.5 million in its 10th week at the box office.

 

Quick look at the top-grossing pictures in North American theaters, courtesy of Box Office Mojo:

  1. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” – $21.6 million
  2. “Penguins of Madagascar” – $11.1 million
  3. “Horrible Bosses 2” – $8.6 million
  4. “Big Hero 6” – $8.1 million
  5. “Interstellar” – $8 million
  6. “Dumb and Dumber To” – $4.2 million
  7. “The Theory of Everything” -$2.7 million
  8. “Gone Girl” – $1.5 million
  9. “The Pyramid” – $1.4 million
  10. “Birdman” – $1.2 million