• The Hunger Games franchise final continues to gobble up box office dollars
The top two remain the same this week with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and Spectre between them taking $8.6m+ on the weekend. The Hunger Games did $5.23m on its second weekend, while Spectre did $3.42m on its third weekend. Together the two of them have pulled in $43.6m to-date with a combined total of five weeks in release.
The Hunger Games dropped about 100 screens to 527 and had a screen average of $9,943 with Spectre down just 17 to 582 with $5,892 per screen.
The box office was unable to sustain last weekend’s giddy heights above $18m, but the top 20 still managed $15.16m for the last weekend of the spring.
Next on the chart were two new releases – Hotel Transylvania 2 at #3 with $2.17m from 414 screens at $5,264 per screen.
Creed wrote $1.71m worth of business from 189 screens at $9,055 per screen.
Sitting at #5 this week was The Dressmaker with $895,000 as it pushes above $15m after five weeks.
Other new releases included family Christmas fun with John Goodman and Diane Keaton in Love The Coopers with $392,000, the Indian romantic drama Tamasha with $187,000 and the poorly reviewed Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie romantic drama By The Sea with $139,000.
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