The Hunger Games prequel shoots to top of weekend box office

Published By Alexandra Heilbron on Nov 19, 2023

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes posterThe top five at the weekend box office have three brand new entries. Find out which new movies made the grade.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, a prequel to the original Hunger Games trilogy, debuted at the top of the box office with a haul of $44 million.

Trolls Band Together featuring the voices of Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake debuted in second place, taking in $30.6 million.

The Marvels starring Brie Larson, a sequel to the 2019 film Captain Marvel, dropped from the top spot last weekend to tie for third, earning an extra $10.2 million for a two-week total of $65 million.

Thanksgiving, about a serial killer in Plymouth, Massachusetts, also took in $10.2 million, during its first weekend in theaters.

Rounding out the top five was Five Nights at Freddy's starring Josh Hutcherson, earning an extra $3.5 million for a four-week total of $132.6 million.

Click here for a full list of the Top 20 movies. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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