Friday Box Office: Breaking Dawn Bursts to $72 Million Opening Day
What to say? The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 soared to the staggering Friday predicted by pretty much everyone: $72 million, to be precise, setting Bill Condon's first installment of the franchise swan song on a pace for a $140 million-plus weekend. The competition didn't stand a chance, with Happy Feet Two choking on Twilight's dust way back around the $6 million mark. Your Friday Box Office is here.
1. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PART 1: $72,000,000 (new)
2. HAPPY FEET TWO: $5,900,000 (new)
3. IMMORTALS: $3,820,000 ($44,548,000)
4. JACK AND JILL: $3,500,000 ($32,528,000)
5. PUSS IN BOOTS: $3,415,000 ($115,003,000)
[Figures via Box Office Mojo]