Last 'Hunger Games' opens to franchise low of $101 million

Liam Hemsworth, left, as Gale Hawthorne; Sam Clafin, back left, as Finnick Odair; Evan Ross, back right, as Messalia; and Jennifer Lawrence, right, as Katniss Everdeen, are shown in the film, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2." (Murray Close ~ Lionsgate via AP)

LOS ANGELES -- "Mockingjay -- Part 2," the final "Hunger Games" film, soared to a $101 million opening in its first weekend in theaters, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

For most films, the figure would be a coup, but the latest chapter of "The Hunger Games" collected the lowest opening take among the four films in the series.

The series starring Jennifer Lawrence kicked off with a bang in March 2012 with a massive $152.5 million weekend -- one of the highest openings of all time.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Rentrak. Where available, the latest international numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Final domestic figures will be released today.

1."The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2," $101 million ($146 million international).

2."Spectre," $14.6 million ($65.7 million international).

3."The Peanuts Movie," $12.8 million ($1.3 million international).

4."The Night Before," $10.1 million.

5."The Secret in Their Eyes," $6.6 million ($1.5 million international).

6."Love the Coopers," $3.9 million.

7."The Martian," $3.7 million ($1.9 million international).

8."Spotlight," $3.6 million.

9."The 33," $2.2 million.

10."Bridge of Spies," $1.9 million ($556,000 international).