The many film offerings over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend had moviegoers flocking to theaters. According to a Nov. 25 report from The Hollywood Reporter, the Wednesday through Sunday period brought in a record-breaking total of $290 million.
“Twilight” fans gobbled up their second helping of “Breaking Dawn – Part 2, while some went for their first, during the holiday break. According to Box Office Mojo, the final chapter in the “Twilight” franchise earned an estimated $64 million to keep its spot at number one during the Nov. 21-25 weekend, despite three newcomers opening in wide release. Its total now stands at $227 million.
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“Skyfall,” the latest film in the James Bond franchise, held onto the number two spot for a second week in a row, bringing in $51.1 million. Its total now stands at $220 million, the most any Bond film has ever earned.