Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Still Number One At The Box Office This Weekend

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Atop Biggest Thanksgiving Weekend In Box Office History

In what is officially the biggest Thanksgiving weekend in box office history, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 retained its number one crown for the second consecutive week.

According to box-office tracker, an estimated $ 290 million was taken during the five-day holiday period beginning on Wednesday. This new figure topples the previous Thanksgiving record of $ 273 million in 2009.

Following its $141.1 million domestic debut, Breaking Dawn – Part 2 racked up an additional $64 million from Wednesday through to Sunday, $43.1 million of that pulled in from Friday to Sunday.

The domestic total for the final installment in the vampire franchise now stands at $227 million, putting it ahead of the $220.8 million Breaking Dawn – Part 1 made in the same time frame last November.

In addition, Breaking Dawn – Part 2 pulled in $ 97.4 million internationally over the weekend, powering its overseas total to $350.8 million. The worldwide gross for the fifth Twilight film is now $ 577.7 million.

Snapping at its heels in second position was Skyfall. The latest outing for Daniel Craig’s James Bond took $ 51 million domestic over the weekend.

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