Despite Mediocre Turnout, ‘Exodus’ Tops ‘Mockingjay’

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With Christmas (and the swarm of major releases that come with it) looming in the immediate future, cineplexes across the country are collectively experiencing something of a calm before the storm.

Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings overcame much more than a 28% rating to win over the weekend box office. After three solid weeks of domination, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 has officially lost the steam that powered its success, which financially translates to a weekend pull of $13 million dollars. Top Five made its debut as well, placing right above Big Hero 6 and earning roughly $7 million.

Follow the jump for a listing of this weekend’s top ten highest grossing films.

  1. Exodus: Gods and Kings – $24,500,000
  2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 – $13,200,000
  3. Penguins of Madagascar – $7,300,000
  4. Top Five – $7,210,000
  5. Big Hero 6 – $6,150,000
  6. Interstellar – $5,500,000
  7. Horrible Bosses 2 – $4,630,000
  8. Dumb and Dumber To – $2,760,000
  9. The Theory of Everything – $2,530,000
  10. Wild – $1,550,000
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