LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” claimed the top spot at the box office for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $21.6 million.

The penultimate chapter in the massively successful franchise has now earned $257.7 million domestically. “Mockingjay – Part 1” is still about $78 million shy of where the previous installment, “Catching Fire,” was in its third weekend just last year.

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Post-Thanksgiving is generally one of the year’s slowest box office weekends, with no new, wide releases.

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In the specialty box office world, awards hopeful “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon, opened in 21 theaters Wednesday, earning an estimated $630,000 over the three-day.

The R-rated horror pic “The Pyramid” debuted in 589 theaters to a less impressive $1.35 million.

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