Twilight tied to Skyfall atop weekend box office

  • ANI, New York
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  • Updated: Dec 04, 2012 18:21 IST
  • Edward and Bella

    Edward and Bella cosy up in the final Twilight franchise: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

  • Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart

    Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart come together for new stills from Twilight franchise: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

  • Mother-daughter duo: Renesmee and Bella

    Mother-daughter duo: Renesmee and Bella

  • Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan

    Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan, the converted vampire.

  • Kristen Stewart-Robert Pattinson

    Here's a look at Mr and Mrs Cullen along with baby Renesmee in the final franchise of the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn Part 2.

  • Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen

    Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen in the final Twilight franchise: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

  • Edward Cullen with his daughter Renesmee.

    Edward Cullen with his daughter Renesmee.

  • Bella Swan

    This is the first time Bella Swan is seen with the vampire eyes, just like the rest of the clan.

  • Robert Pattinson

    Robert Pattinson will play Edward Cullen one last time.

  • Taylor Lautner

    Taylor Lautner will reprise his role as Jacob the werewolf.

According to Sunday studio, estimates put The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 out front for the third-straight weekend with 17.4 million dollars domestically.This raised the domestic total to 254.6 million dollars for the vampire tale released by Lionsgate banner Summit Entertainment, the New York Post reported.

Sony’s James Bond adventure Skyfall was a fraction behind with 17 million dollars domestically, raising revenue to 246 million dollars after four weekends.

Pitt’s Killing Them Softly, the weekend's top new release, tanked with just 7 million dollars domestically, coming in at number seven behind a big batch of holdovers.

The weekend’s other new wide release, LD Entertainment’s horror tale The Collection also flopped at number 10 with 3.4 million dollars, averaging 2,430 dollars in 1,403 theatres.

The top 10 movies at the weekend box office were:

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 - 17.4 million dollars
Skyfall - 17 million dollars
Lincoln - 13.51 million dollars
Rise of the Guardians -  13.5 million dollars
Life of Pi - 12 million dollars
Wreck-It Ralph - 7.02 million dollars
Killing Them Softly - 7 million dollars
Red Dawn - 6.6 million dollars
Flight - 4.5 million dollars
The Collection- 3.4 million dollars

 

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