May 29, 2016  

'Breaking Dawn Part II' Easily Wins Thanksgiving Weekend

November 25, 2012 (5:58 pm) GMT
The fifth and final movie in the 'Twilight Saga' took in an estimated $64 million from Wednesday to Sunday.

Thanksgiving gives favor to "", which remains unbeaten although newcomers came rushing in to benefit from the long weekend. The final installment of the "Twilight" series easily won the Thanksgiving weekend box office with an estimated $64 million for a five-day tally.

"Breaking Dawn Part II" has now garnered $226.9 million in domestic box office, slightly ahead of the $220.8 million "Breaking Dawn Part I" took in on the same time frame last November. The latest vampire saga opened to $141.1 million last week.

"Twilight" is not the only leftovers that remain strong in the box office. Taking the second position this weekend is James Bond movie "" with around $51.1 million. Meanwhile, the presidential drama "" came in third with approximately $34 million.

"", an animated family movie, entered this week in the fourth place with around $32.6 million. For Dreamworks, it is the worst opening for the studio since its 2006 animation "".

Another newcomer, Ang Lee's 3D movie "", embraced the fifth place with an estimated $30.1 million. "" only managed to debut with around $22 million, taking the seventh place below old player "" (around $23 million).

Rounding up the Top 10 are "" (around $11.3 million), "" (around $5.9 million) and "" (around $5.1 million) in the eight, ninth and tenth position respectively.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for Thanksgiving Weekend, November 21-25:

  1. "" - $64 million
  2. "" - $51.1 million
  3. "" - $34 million
  4. "" - $32.6 million
  5. "" - $30.1 million
  6. "" - $23 million
  7. "" - $22 million
  8. "" - $11.3 million
  9. "" - $5.9 million
  10. "" - $5.1 million


TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kanye West Robbed, Computers Stolen From His Studio
  2. 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Announces Big Reveal on May 31
  3. Dwayne Johnson Hints at Darker Hobbs in 'Fast and Furious 8' Image
  4. Paul Bettany Defends Johnny Depp Amid Amber Heard's Domestic Violence Accusations
  5. Khloe, Kourtney Kardashian, Tyga Celebrate Scott Disick's Birthday in Vegas
  6. Kate Beckinsale: Michael Bay Was Baffled Because 'My Boobs Weren't Bigger Than My Head'
  7. 'Maze Runner 3' Pushed Back to 2018 as Dylan O'Brien Is Still on the Mend After On-Set Accident
  8. PND Serenades Kylie Jenner After She Called Him Out for Deleting Her on Social Media