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Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday
Box office: 'Hunger Games' tallies $14.5 million on Wednesday

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the Lionsgate sequel expected to win the Thanksgiving weekend box office race, began its holiday feast early by earning a studio-estimated $14.5 million on Wednesday, raising its cumulative U.S. and Canadian gross to an estimated $157.6 million.  The Times earlier reported that the film could add between $55 million and $60 million in ticket sales from Wednesday through Sunday, according to people who have seen prerelease audience surveys.  "Mockingjay" had a healthy lead Wednesday over the 20th Century Fox-distributed "Penguins of Madagascar," the spinoff of DreamWorks Animation’s...

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