Lionsgate's 'Hunger Games-Mockingjay, Part 2' Opens With $247M Weekend Gross Worldwide
Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "A box office era comes to an end as the final installment in the wildly successful 'Hunger Games' franchise enjoyed a phenomenal global debut as 'Mockingjay, Part 2' posted an opening weekend of $247 million worldwide as it launched in 87 international markets plus North America on over 32,500 screens, the biggest day-and-date release of the year, and Lionsgate's widest release ever. Notably, the combined box-office total for parts 1 & 2 of 'Mockingjay' is already at just over $1 billion."
The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, are below.
1. Hunger Games: Mockingjay