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The Hunger Games— Mockingjay, Part 2 held on to almost all of its German audience in its third outing, easily securing top spot this past weekend.
International Weekend 12/6/15
|1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2||$32.4M||$296.8M|
|3. The Good Dinosaur||$19.4M||$55.4M|
|4. In the Heart of the Sea||$17.1M||$17.1M|
|5. The Martian||$13.5M||$350.0M|
|6. Point Break||$12.0M||$12.0M|
|7. Fall in Love Like a Star||$11.0M||$15.0M|
|8. Bridge of Spies||$10.0M||$41.8M|
|9. Inside Men||$6.6M||$35.0M|
|10. Victor Frankenstein||$5.0M||$19.2M|
The final edition in the YA franchise earned a further $4.65 million (€4.3 million) and is outpacing the German performance of Mockingjay, Part 1. To date, the film, starring Jennifer Lawrence, has earned around $32 million in Germany.
Spectre was a distant second with German earnings of $3 million (€2.8 million) this past weekend, but it was still sufficient to keep the new Bond in contention. Sam Mendes’ latest is tracking slightly behind the record-breaking Skyfall but has earned a more than respectable $63 million in Germany to date.
Holiday horror film Krampus was the best new entry, with a $650,000 (€600,000) first weekend take, good enough for fourth place, behind Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, which earned a further $930,000 (€860,000) in its third outing in the territory.
Steven Spielberg’s Berlin-set Bridge of Spies continues to draw German audiences, earning a further $628,000 (€580,000) over the weekend to bring its total take to around $1.6 million.
Overall, the weekend saw 1.3 million theatrical admissions in Germany for a total box office of $13 million.
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