The final film in The Hunger Games series, Mockingjay Part 2, indeed had an estimated worth $101 million in the U.S. which was easily topped the office over the weekend. It is indeed considered as the 5th highest opening of the year. However, made the lowest opening weekend compared to the entire series.
Lionsgate films had over $1.1 billion since the debut 2012 in U.S. alone, and eventually made Jennifer Lawrence who played Katniss Everdeen more famous than ever in the Hollywood.
In spite of Mockingjay Part 2 not hitting the high targets as expected, it was then reviewed by moviegoers and gave a feedback of “A-“ CinemaScore.
As stated by a senior media Paul Dergarabedian at Rentrak,
“The Hunger Games’ series has stood as proof that, if properly handled, new massive brands can be created and can draw audiences around the world.”
For more, James Bond spy thriller, Spectre, is indeed coming in second behind Katniss which had brought a worth $14.6 million in the first third week of release in the U.S. Along with MGM film and the Sony reaching over $153.7 million that occurred in North America. This weekend, we have “The Peanuts Movie” at 20th Century Fox making over $12.8 million.
In addition, expect Disney and Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur” animated film, along with “Creed” as the seventh film of the “Rocky” series which will be open over the Thanksgiving weekend!