Monday, November 28, 2011

The Twilight Saga still dominates the box office

daylight left with a second-straight win at the weekend box office.

"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1" took in $42 million domestically in the US over the three-day weekend and $62.3 million in the five-day Thanksgiving boom time from Wednesday (November 23rd) to Sunday (November 27th). That raised its domestic total to $221.3 million, while the Summit Entertainment release added $71.5 million overseas to lift the international total to $268 million and the worldwide take to $489.3 million.

Top Movies for Weekend of November 25, 2011 (Estimates) and Movie F-S-S Gross Total to Date

1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (PG13) $42.0M, $221.3M

2 The Muppets (PG) $29.5M, $42.0M

3 Happy Feet Two (PG) $13.4M $43.8M

4 Arthur Christmas (PG) $12.7M $17.0M

5 Hugo (PG) $11.35M $15.4M

Estimated weekend ticket sales at international theaters (excluding the U.S. and Canada) for films distributed overseas by Hollywood studios, according to Rentrak:

1. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1," $71.5 million.

2. "Arthur Christmas," $11.9 million.

3. "The Adventures of Tintin," $11.5 million.

4. "Happy Feet Two," $10 million.

5. "Puss in Boots," $9 million.

6. "Immortals," $8 million.

7. "Tower Heist," $7.3 million.

8. "In Time," $6 million.

9. "Real Steel," $5.1 million.

10. "Moneyball," $3.3 million.

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[Ina Noorazan]

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