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Breaking Dawn Scores 5th Highest Opening Weekend Ever

by Melissa Silverstein
November 21, 2011 9:51 AM
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Women dominated the box office this weekend.  Breaking Dawn grossed $139.5 million here in the US and another $144 million overseas making it the 5th highest opening domestic weekend EVER.  It was only a couple of million off the opening of New Moon which holds the 4th largest opening weekend.  It's great overseas number makes it number 10 on the list of opening weekends worlwide.

So tht means that two films fueled by women -- women made up 80% of the audience this weekend and 60% were over 21 (according to box office mojo) -- are in the top five opening weekends.

But of course women don't go to the movies.

Box Office Report: 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Opens to Massive $283.5 Mil Worldwide (Hollywood Reporter)

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  • monica | November 27, 2011 9:00 PMReply

    Wait for the next year. Mark my word. We will broke all records and with. Twilight Breaking Dawn 2, they will surprise.

  • Carmen | November 21, 2011 10:34 AMReply

    Silly boys, you know men when it comes to Twilight, they become such little babies!
    I love the Twilight series! Breaking Dawn - Part 1 was amazing!
    Oh, God, the only thing that's going through my head to describe this movie, it's like sex with an orgasm at the end of it!

  • Irena Szohr | November 21, 2011 10:32 AMReply

    Yes! Yes! Yes! OMG, Breaking Dawn - Part 1 is absolutely incredible! I can't wait for Part 2! MORE MORE MORE!!!! Don't ever stop making Twilight movies! They've never been better...never! Never better! Woooo! :)

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