Twilight ‘Breaking Dawn’ Box Office Record

Twilight is all about entertaining its Breaking Dawn audience, but the box office record is pleasing the business people behind film during it’s opening-day.

On Friday, the final episode in the film series made the sixth-biggest opening day ever, bring in an approximately $71.2 million in domestic box-offices.

Thursday’s 10 p.m. showing of “Breaking Dawn – Part 2” brought in $30.4 million

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” took in $30.4 million during late-night showing’s Thursday and the midnight showings.

On Saturday, the film was just a bit short of making the $72.7 million that it generated the first day for “New Moon” and the $71.6 million generated with “Breaking Dawn – Part 1.”

The “Twilight” franchise has brought in over $1.1 billion in North America alone and more than $2.5 billion worldwide since 2008.

Melissa Anderson, The Village Voice:

“This motley lot — the women bloodsuckers all seem to resemble lip-augmented Tampa trophy wives; the men, hollow-cheeked consumptives who look like VIPs at the clubs ‘SNL”s Stefon frequents — are given ample time to explain and demonstrate their special powers. It’s about as exciting as watching David Blaine play Stratego.”

Brian Orndorf,

“On the plus side, this is likely the last ‘Twilight’ offering for the foreseeable future, until the inevitable ‘Jacob and Renesmee: It’s Baby Love!’ spinoff emerges.”

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