Moviegoers took a break from their Thanksgiving feast, along with their quest for the greatest bargains this holiday weekend to give thanks for a satisfying storytelling experience, once again placing “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” at the top of their grateful movie list, as well as the domestic box office with $56.8 million. “Penguins of Madagascar” encountered smooth sailing, traveling on family-friendly seas before arriving at the #2 land with $25.8 million. Proving the sweetest and most successful champions come in all shapes and sizes, the “Big Hero 6” rescued the littlest of story seekers from the #3 zone with $18.7 million. In the spacious depths of their being, audiences were enjoying the “Interstellar” view from the #4 space with $15.8 million. Comedy (and sequel) lovers were showing a bit of respect to everyone’s favorite “Horrible Bosses 2” from the #5 place with $15.7 million.
Family films roared while sequels naturally soared this weekend, making for the ultimate movie (and shopping) break. While the hunt for the perfect holiday gifts takes place, the hunger for perfect holiday entertainment is being happily satisfied at your local movie theater.
Which tale made you the most thankful?