The Hunger Games sequel secured the top spot with a gross of $21.6 million.
Penguins of Madagascar came in second with $11.1 million. Horrible Bosses 2 ($8.6 million), Big Hero 6 ($8.1 million) and Interstellar ($8 million) round out the top five.
In its third week, Mockingjay Pt. 1 has become one of the most successful films released this year. The film premiered with the highest weekend debut of the year with $121 million.
In Mockingjay Pt. 1, Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen and finds herself in District 13 after she destroys the games. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.