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'Mockingjay' remains box office victor with $56.9M

Published:Wednesday | December 3, 2014 | 12:00 AM

'Mockingjay' remains box office victor with $56.9m

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One gobbled up another victory at the box office.

Mockingjay dominated the Thanksgiving holiday box office for a second weekend in a row with $56.9 million. The total haul for the latest instalment of the Lionsgate dystopian series starring Jennifer Lawrence stands at $225.7 million domestically.

Penguins of Madagascar waddled into second place with $25.4 million. The animated spin-off centres on the penguin characters from DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar franchise.

Disney's animated adventured Big Hero 6 and Paramount's space-time saga Interstellar respectively held on to the third and fourth positions with $18.8 million and $15.7 million in their fourth weekend at the box office.

The Warner Bros. comedy sequel Horrible Bosses 2 debuted in fifth place with $15.7 million.