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Box Office Top 20: Final 'Hunger Games' movie opens on top

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2," the final film in the highly successful franchise, easily topped the box office in its first weekend in theaters, grossing $102.7 million.

That's slightly above the studio-reported estimates from Sunday but lags behind the figures set by the previous three films, which peaked with the $158.1 million debut of "Catching Fire" in 2013.

An opening that tops $100 million is hardly a disappointment. "Mockingjay — Part 2," which cost a reported $160 million to make, will still be a massive success, especially when international numbers are factored in.

Holdovers "Spectre," the...