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Mockingjay' tops 'Penguins,' 'Horrible Bosses

Derrik J. Lang
Associated Press




Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

Los Angeles

— Moviegoers wanted another helping of "The Hunger Games."

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part One" ruled the Thanksgiving box office for a second weekend in a row with $56.9 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The total haul for the latest installment of the Lionsgate dystopian series starring Jennifer Lawrence stands at $225.7 million.

DreamWorks Animation's "Penguins of Madagascar" opened in second place with $25.8 million. The animated spin-off focuses on the penguins from DreamWorks' "Madagascar" franchise.

Disney's "Big Hero 6" and Paramount's "Interstellar" respectively held onto the third and fourth positions with $18.7 million and $15.8 million in their fourth weekend at the box office.

The Warner Bros. comedy sequel "Horrible Bosses 2" featuring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudekis and Charlie Day debuted in fifth place with $15.7 million.