Twilight keeps shining

2011-11-27 21:45

Los Angeles - The latest Twilight movie has plenty of daylight left with a second straight win at the weekend box office.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 took in $42m domestically over the three-day weekend and $62.3m in the five-day Thanksgiving holiday boom time from Wednesday to Sunday.

That raised its domestic total to $221.3m, while it added $71.5m overseas, lifting its worldwide total to $489.3m.

Debuting at No 2 was the family film The Muppets, with $29.5m for the three-day weekend and $42m over the five-day holiday haul.

Three other family films rounded out the top-five for the three-day weekend: Happy Feet Two at 3 with $13.4m; Arthur Christmas at No 4 with $12.7m and Hugo at 5 with $11.4m.