The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Wins Weekend Box Office Again

The juggernaut that is The Hunger Games movie franchise is not slowing down anytime soon.

In its second week in theaters, the latest series installment, Mockingjay Pt. 1, was number one again at the box office with a $56.8 million weekend gross, Box Office Mojo reports. Last weekend 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.


Penguins of Madagascar debuted at No. 2 with $25 million. Big Hero 6 ($18 million), Interstellar ($15.8 million), and Horrible Bosses 2 ($15.7 million) round out the top five.