Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One tops US box office for second week in a row
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One has topped the North American box office for a second week in a row by taking $56.9 million, according to studio estimates.
The latest installment in the series starring Jennifer Lawrence took $123 million in its opening weekend last month.
Animation Penguins of Madagascar debuted in second place with $25.8 million.
The spin-off centers on the penguin characters from Dreamworks’ Madagascar franchise.
Disney’s Big Hero 6 and Christopher Nolan’s space adventure Interstellar held on to the third and fourth spots respectively.
Comedy sequel Horrible Bosses 2 debuted at number five. It sees Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day and Jennifer Aniston reprise their roles from the original 2011 film.
The North American box office was down 21% from last year, when Frozen and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ruled the film chart.
Lionsgate, which has split the final Hunger Games book into two parts, will release the final installment in 2015.
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