Hunger Games wins Thanksgiving box office ahead of Pixar and Creed

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Black Friday sales have been declining over the past few years, so it’s only natural that some of the money that remains in consumer pockets has gone on movie tickets. What’s better on family holidays than to sit in a darkened room where nobody is allowed to talk? While most in the US were probably stuffed from Thursday’s festivities, the movie box office was dominated by The Hunger Games, with Mockingjay — Part 2 occupying first place for the second week. In second place was Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, opening over the weekend to a big if not truly spectacular box office, followed by the hard-hitting Creed in the third spot.

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