Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part I makes $139.5 million at the U.S. box office!
Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part I (to use its full title) made a whopping $139.5 million at the U.S. this weekend.
Here’s the rundown:
- To put the figures in perspective: its nearest competitor this weekend was Happy Feet 2 (also opening) which made $22 million. Immortals – in its second week – dropped to number three spot with 12.2 million. - Breaking Dawn – Part I opened to largely negative reviews and scored a 28% average on RottenTomatoes.com. - Globally the movie made $283.5 million in worldwide tickets sales over the weekend. It is the fifth biggest opening at the U.S. box office of all time. - The movie cost $110 million to make. - The Twilight movies have made more than $2 billion globally thus far. - Only the final Harry Potter movie had a bigger opening weekend this year.