The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn tops weekend box office again

This weekend’s box office wrap up sees director Bill Condon’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2 coming in first place with $43 million. Only its second weekend in theaters, the total gross for the epic conclusion to the teen vampire series featuring real life lovers Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson stands at a whopping $227 million in North America alone. The movie maintains its high 4 out of 5 star rating on In its third weekend in theaters, Sam Mendes’ Skyfall held on to second place, taking in an additional $36 million. Starring Daniel Craig as the sleek 007 agent, Skyfall gets a 4 star rating and its $222 million total gross makes Bond 23 the first of the franchise to earn over $200 million. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis took third place with a comfortable $25 million and a 4.5 user rating. Paramount’s animated holiday flick Rise of the Guardians debuted in fourth, pulling in $24 million. Featuring celeb voices like Alec Baldwin, Jude Law and many more, this CG adventure receives an impressive 4.5 star rating. Rounding out the top five was Ang Lee’s $120 million film adaptation of Yann Martel’s spiritual adventure novel Life of Pi. Generating an estimated gross of about $22 million, Life of Pi receives a high 4.5 star rating on ~Brandon Bastaldo

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  1. Nobody Important • November 26, 2012 @ 6:30 PM

    I used to hate Kristen but than I googled her … umm…. performance in “On the Road”. Her double handjob scene was AVN Award worthy.

  2. C-Dub • November 26, 2012 @ 10:21 PM

    I would like to see Lincoln and Life of Pie. I could care less about Twilight. The purchasing power of teenagers is incredible.

  3. Snepts • November 27, 2012 @ 7:01 AM

    I hear ya, C-Dub! At least Potter and Twilight are done (momentarily, anyway) but there’s always another crap franchise to fill the void. 🙁

  4. Nobody Important • November 27, 2012 @ 7:34 PM

    Maybe they could do a Potter/Twilight mash-up like Alien VS Predator… or better still ‘Potter VS Alien’ and ‘Twilight VS Predator’.

  5. Snepts • November 27, 2012 @ 11:41 PM

    Those are some awesome ideas, NI — do you think you could work in a “Step Up” storyline as well?

  6. Nobody Important • November 28, 2012 @ 1:38 AM

    I could phase-in the Step Up storyline into this mash-up; unfortunately, my scripts running awfully short.

    Everybody from the twilight/potter franchise dies screaming within 5 minutes.

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