‘Breaking Dawn — Part 2’ Sets ‘Twilight’ Record with $340.9M Worldwide Opening Weekend
It’s only been out for three days, but the final Twilight film installment is already making a big splash worldwide, raking in more than $340 million through Sunday, Deadline reports.
Breaking Dawn — Part 2’s opening weekend earnings is a new record for the film franchise, but stateside, its gross of $141 million was not enough to beat the numbers set by New Moon three years ago, at $142.8 million.
Skyfall, which opened one week ago, grossed $41.5 million in its second weekend, bringing its North American total to $161.3 million. Meanwhile, a wider release of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln earned the film $21 million this weekend, bringing its total to $22.4 million so far.
Based on the popular book series from Stephenie Meyer, the first four film adaptations have grossed more than $2.5 billion in theaters worldwide.
“It’s very strange and I still can’t get it in my head that I’m not doing another [movie],” Pattinson said at last week’s Breaking Dawn — Part 2 world premiere in Los Angeles.
“I haven’t really come to terms with it yet.”
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