Mockingjay Fends Off Krampus to Win Weekend Box Office

Posted on December 6, 2015

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part II Dressed for Battle

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 won the box office this weekend for the third consecutive weekend. It made $18.6 million which put it far enough ahead of Krampus to maintain its box office winning streak. Mockingjay has now made $227 million after three weekends in theaters.

The Krampus holiday horror film made $16 million in 2,902 theaters for a $5,500 per theater average. It already passed its small budget of $15 million. Krampus has a B- CinemaScore and a 64% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film stars Adam Scott, Toni Collette and David Koechner.

Krampus was followed by Creed, The Good Dinosaur, Spectre and The Night Before. Another new film openings this weekend was Chi-Raq, which made $1.25 million in 305 theaters for a good $4,099 per theater average.

You can view this weekend's box office chart here. The opening films this coming weekend include In the Heart of the Sea, Legend and The Big Short.

Krampus movie still

Photos: Lionsgate/Universal Pictures

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