The fourth and the final film made in the Hunger Games charter ruled the North American box offices over the weekend and its early results showed on Sunday. This story turned Jennifer Lawrence a Hollywood mega star.
The Hunger Games movie franchise is based on the triad of very popular juvenile mature fantasy story written by Suzanne Collins and according to the Lionsgate , the studio that produced these films it had already grossed $2.2 billion worldwide before its latest opening.
According to ticket sales tracker Rentrak, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 opened at $121.9 million, whereas Mockingjay Part 2 raked in $101 million in tickets sales in the opening weekend in the United States and Canada and failed to gathered the revenue of its antecedent.
The books and the movie tells the story of a young female lead Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence), inclined into a serious fight for endurance in a deathly dystopian world.
The second was the latest James Bond movie “Spectre”, with gross sales of $14.6 million. This star studded detective thriller has Daniel Craig as 007, Monica Bellucci an Italian splendor and Christoph Waltz an Australian Oscar winner as a villain, in its three weeks in cinemas has raked $153.7 million.
“The Peanuts Movie” was its third movie and is computer animated 3D cartoon which draws $12.8 million. This family friendly film was created by late Charles Schulz who died in 2000 and was the first big screen depiction in 35 years for the comic book characters.
The two debuts; “The Night Before” (a comedy movie leading Joseph Gordon-levitt and Seth Rogen) and “The Secret In Their Eyes” (a murder mystery leading Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman) also made the top five list and they opened up with $10.1 million and $6.6 million in its first weekend.
While the remaining top 10 includes; “Love The Coopers,” ($3.9 million), “The Martian,” ($3.7 million), “Spotlight,” ($3.6 million),”The 33,” ($2.2 million), “Bridge Of Spies,” ($2 million).