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'Mockingjay' wins Thanksgiving leftovers race at the Friday box office
'Mockingjay' wins Thanksgiving leftovers race at the Friday box office

Audiences are still eating up "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I," in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office. Heading toward its third consecutive week at No. 1, the Jennifer Lawrence-led Lionsgate franchise film topped the U.S. box office Friday with $6.6 million. That puts "Mockingjay," the third movie in the hit young adult series, on track to gross $20 million to $25 million domestically by Sunday night.  The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally a moribund one at the box office, as audiences opt for holiday shopping and partygoing in lieu of movies -- for their part, studios have offered no new films in wide release. Two...

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