'Mockingjay - Part 2' Retains First Place with $21.3M on Black Friday; 'The Good Dinosaur' Posts Healthy $15.7M; 'Creed' Packs a Punch with $11.7MNovember 28, 2015 02:35 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Please note that figures and totals are a mix of estimates and actuals reported by the studios due to the holiday weekend.

Lionsgate reports that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 added an estimated $21.25 million on Black Friday, bringing its 8-day domestic total to $168 million. That puts the final film of the franchise 13 percent behind the pace of last year's predecessor. BoxOffice is projecting a $50 million 3-day weekend for Part 2's sophomore frame, and an overall 5-day holiday weekend take of $74.15 million. Both figures will give the blockbuster pic another first place crown this weekend.

In second place on Friday, The Good Dinosaur posted $15.66 million in its third day of release. That gives the original Pixar film a domestic sum of $32.04 million since opening on Wednesday. By comparison, that puts it 24 percent ahead of the pace of A Bug's Life (Pixar's last non-sequel to open wide over Thanksgiving weekend, which earned nearly $26 million over the Wed-Thu-Fri frame of Thanksgiving weekend in 1998) and 19 percent behind the more recent Tangled (a Disney Animation film). This is also the first Pixar film to open outside of summer since 2004's The Incredibles. While the figures are below expectations for Good Dinosaur, early word of mouth is healthy and the long holiday season will give it plenty of life in the weeks to come. BoxOffice is projecting a $38.5 million 3-day weekend and $54.9 million for the overall 5-day opening.

In a strong third place yesterday, Warner Bros. and MGM report that Creed knocked out another $11.7 million. That brings the franchise revival pic's three-day domestic sum to $24.2 million as very strong reviews and word of mouth continue to accelerate its momentum. The film is trending 29 percent ahead of the inflation-adjusted three-day start of 2006's Rocky Balboa (65 percent when not adjusting) and is certain to keep up the strength of its early run as we head into December. BoxOffice is projecting a $30 million three-day weekend, giving it an impressive overall $42.5 million five-day launch.

Spectre took fourth place on Friday with an estimated $5.285 million. The latest James Bond flick has tallied $168.54 million domestically now. Look for a three-day haul of $12.8 million and five-day take around $18.2 million.

The Peanuts Movie filled out the top five with $4 million yesterday, bringing its total up to $111.1 million. BoxOffice projects a $9.8 million three-day / $13.7 million five-day weekend.

The Night Before continues to build on its healthy word of mouth as it tagged $3.23 million on Black Friday. With $19.1 million in the bank so far, the holiday comedy is poised to display legs heading into Christmas season. Look for an $8 million sophomore three-day weekend, making for an $11.35 million five-day holiday frame.

Meanwhile, Victor Frankenstein continues to struggle after three days of play. With $905,000 on Friday, the film's tally since opening on Wednesday is $1.99 million. We're projecting a $2.3 million three-day frame and $3.39 million five-day overall opening.

Below is how the weekend's top 13 are shaping up:

Rank / Title / 3-Day Weekend / 5-Day Weekend

1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 ($50 million 3-day / $74.2 million 5-day)
2. The Good Dinosaur ($38.5 million / $54.9 million)
3. Creed ($30 million / $42.5 million)
4. Spectre ($12.8 million / $18.2 million)
5. The Peanuts Movie ($9.8 million / $13.7 million)
6. The Night Before ($8 million / $11.35 million)
7. Spotlight ($4.2 million / $5.5 million)
8. Secret In Their Eyes ($4.1 million / $5.4 million)
9. Brooklyn ($3.7 million / $4.7 million)
10. The Martian ($3.3 million) / $4.5 million)
11. Love the Coopers ($3 million / $4.3 million)
12. Victor Frankenstein ($2.3 million / $3.4 million)
13. Bridge of Spies ($1.4 million / $1.9 million)

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jan. 21 - Sun, Jan. 23

Wide (1000+)

1No Strings Attached$19,652,921--3,018--$6,512$19,652,9211Paramount
2The Green Hornet$17,677,565-47%3,5840$4,932$63,018,8082Sony / Columbia
3The Dilemma$9,108,890-49%2,9433$3,095$32,746,2252Universal
4The King's Speech$7,854,910-14%1,680137$4,676$57,313,8819Weinstein Company
5True Grit (2010)$7,330,092-33%3,4645$2,116$137,963,5195Paramount
6Black Swan$5,869,744-30%2,40779$2,439$83,250,3758Fox Searchlight
7Little Fockers$4,320,090-40%2,979-415$1,450$141,111,7055Universal
8The Fighter$4,164,504-18%2,275-139$1,831$72,680,7407Paramount
9Yogi Bear$3,819,395-29%2,510-192$1,522$88,649,5986Warner Bros.
10TRON: Legacy$3,647,121-36%2,018-421$1,807$163,206,6116Disney
12Season of the Witch$2,297,299-50%2,307-520$996$22,189,3313Relativity Media
13Country Strong$2,082,688-43%1,44117$1,445$16,845,0525Sony / Screen Gems
14The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader$1,353,936-42%1,135-569$1,193$100,620,3667Fox
15Gulliver's Travels (2010)$1,159,012-45%1,100-566$1,054$40,021,6135Fox

Limited (100 — 999)

1The Way Back$1,218,867--678--$1,798$1,218,8671Newmarket Films
2Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1$898,271-36%725-216$1,239$291,340,76810Warner Bros.
3The Tourist$881,114-48%875-545$1,007$65,894,0317Sony / Columbia
4Blue Valentine (2010)$877,815-37%24212$3,627$4,460,0224Weinstein Company
5The Company Men$647,797--106--$6,111$690,9341Weinstein Company
6Megamind$571,044-14%320-21$1,785$146,340,72312Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Social Network$444,08623%38563$1,153$95,408,47317Sony / Columbia
8The Heart Specialist$251,509-47%293-129$858$922,6372Freestyle
9Due Date$237,814-26%275-66$865$100,448,49812Warner Bros.
10Unstoppable (2010)$226,970-7%278-25$816$80,731,35211Fox
11Burlesque$217,015-18%2961$733$39,031,8199Sony / Screen Gems
12Rabbit Hole$177,591-36%1011$1,758$1,268,0416Lionsgate
13How Do You Know$114,471-71%261-354$439$30,212,6206Sony / Columbia
14Red (2010)$104,005-26%153-53$680$90,238,92215Summit
15Love and Other Drugs$99,853-36%146-20$684$32,156,8209Fox
17Faster (2010)$61,55750%10629$581$23,081,7269CBS Films

Platform (1 — 99)

1Barney's Version$478,68432%7735$6,217$1,573,3182Sony Pictures Classics
2Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries)$365,297--78--$4,683$365,2971UTV Communications
3Another Year$208,36686%4532$4,630$714,3874Sony Pictures Classics
4Yamla Pagla Deewana$203,712-60%840$2,425$851,3812Eros International
5Somewhere (2010)$203,401-19%8330$2,451$1,306,8965Focus
6Hubble 3D$131,598-10%535$2,483$210,013,55045Warner Bros. / IMAX
7127 Hours$118,557-27%69-7$1,718$11,296,80512Fox Searchlight
8The Illusionist (2010)$80,59933%158$5,373$370,9845Sony Pictures Classics
9I Love You Phillip Morris$77,502-41%75-20$1,033$1,800,2468Roadside Attractions
10Made in Dagenham$73,205-22%86-3$851$887,18510Sony Pictures Classics
11Casino Jack$71,244-41%48-12$1,484$743,1326IDP/ATO Pictures
12Life As We Know It$49,551-44%86-46$576$53,358,96416Warner Bros.
13Under the Sea 3D$48,45211%162$3,028$26,830,449102Warner Bros. / IMAX
14Fair Game (2010)$35,096-22%72-7$487$9,376,70612Summit
15All Good Things$31,88832%28-1$1,139$467,6068Magnolia Pictures
16No One Killed Jessica$28,667-71%28-17$1,024$428,6913UTV Communications
17Inside Job$24,248-30%23-5$1,054$3,660,81216Sony Pictures Classics
18Space Station 3D$19,99732%20$9,999$82,586,379458IMAX
19The Housemaid (Hanyo)$16,670--2--$8,335$16,6701IFC Films
20The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest$16,187-45%23-14$704$5,151,35413Music Box
21Biutiful$11,323--4--$2,831$92,0924Roadside Attractions
22Down for Life$8,817-62%50$1,763$39,6442B.D.Fox Independent
23Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen$8,218-13%5-3$1,644$372,37615Zeitgeist Films
24The Warrior's Way$7,969-67%29-48$275$5,656,7878Relativity Media
25Tiny Furniture$7,838-18%164$490$347,66111IFC
26What If...$7,721--5--$1,544$775,30823Five & Two Pictures
27Four Lions$7,404-22%9-4$823$284,74812Drafthouse Films
28My Dog Tulip$7,156259%54$1,431$185,14421New Yorker Films
29Summer Wars$6,255-12%6-3$1,043$63,2935GKIDS
31Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer$6,235159%105$624$187,54012Magnolia
32Mesrine: Public Enemy #1$6,217233%3-5$2,072$273,24221Music Box
33Deep Sea 3D$6,127-34%30$2,042$43,987,982256Warner Bros. / IMAX
34Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune$5,918-52%10$5,918$62,4693First Run Features
35The Woodmans$5,874--1--$5,874$9,5601Lorber Films
36The Tempest$5,328-7%83$666$258,5577Disney
37William S. Burroughs: A Man Within$5,298158%42$1,325$42,43610Oscilloscope
38White Material$5,075-42%11-2$461$295,88610IFC
39Enemies of the People$4,241168%41$1,060$54,40326International Film Circuit
40Tamara Drewe$4,023--14--$287$551,07716Sony Pictures Classics
41Winter's Bone$4,016-35%6-1$669$6,271,08633Roadside Attractions
42Marwencol$3,894-21%60$649$82,34216Cinema Guild
43Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure$3,83023%20$1,915$23,504,471173National Geographic
44The Salvation Poem$3,754-34%21$1,877$511,04915CanZion Films
45Ong Bak 3$3,389-40%30$1,130$12,5892Magnolia
46The Time That Remains$2,717-21%21$1,359$18,7193IFC
47Get Low$2,594--3--$865$9,116,29726Sony Pictures Classics
48Waste Land$2,396-73%41$599$116,70013Arthouse Films
49The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest$2,389-6%30$796$703,69125National Geographic
50Battleship Potemkin (2011 re-issue)$2,283-60%10$2,283$13,2892Kino International
51Feed the Fish$2,244-25%41$561$99,93110Strand
52Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould$2,18077%41$545$166,18220Lorber
53Nenette$1,797--2--$899$8,9385Kino International
54Bhutto$1,791-55%1-2$1,791$62,7918First Run Features
55Every Day$1,791-82%2-1$896$15,9182Image Entertainment
56The Strange Case of Angelica$1,770-48%1-1$1,770$31,0214Cinema Guild
57Mesrine: Killer Instinct$1,428-85%4-5$357$548,42022Music Box
58Kings of Pastry$1,250-63%1-3$1,250$299,52719First Run
59You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger$1,115--3--$372$3,245,08618Sony Pictures Classics
60The Little Traitor$1,052--1--$1,052$386,85659Westchester Films
62Animal Kingdom$843--2--$422$1,023,84924Sony Pictures Classics
63Every Man For Himself (2010 re-issue)$842--1--$842$35,92611Film Desk
64Zenith$501--3--$167$5,95817Cinema Purgatorio
65Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale$500-53%1-4$500$236,2108Oscilloscope
66Night Catches Us$459-66%30$153$63,5578Magnolia
67Dogtooth (Kynodontas)$39384%10$393$91,23431Kino International
68To the Sea$345--1--$345$61,43628Film Movement