Twilight vampires beat Muppets at box office

By Alexandra Heilbron on November 28, 2011 | 3 Comments

Vampires rule the box office again as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 stayed No. 1 during the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend, grossing an estimated $42 million (all figures U.S.) over the three-day weekend and $62.3 during the five-day Thanksgiving weekend for a ten-day domestic total of $221.3 million. Its worldwide box office earnings are $489.3 million. Tribute users left positive reviews, giving it 4 out of 5 stars. The Muppets debuted in second place, earning $29.5 million, with a Tribute star rating of 4.2 stars. Happy Feet Two dropped a spot to third over the weekend, pulling in an additional $13.4 million and scoring 4 stars at, while the new animated feature Arthur Christmas opened to $12.7 million and 4 stars. Rounding out the top five was Martin Scorsese’s Hugo–which is already generating Oscar buzz–with $11.4 million and 4.25 stars.

Comments & Discussion

  1. Nobody Important • November 29, 2011 @ 2:38 AM

    Great; just great.
    This sh*tshow sucked the life out of three films that didn’t suck.

  2. C-Dub • November 29, 2011 @ 7:51 PM

    I just don’t get it! And besides he’s dead! His sperm have fangs and can generate life???
    How/why do these girls see this filth?

  3. Nobody Important • November 30, 2011 @ 4:57 AM

    What I wouldn’t give to unleash Buffy, Faith and Blade on these sorry, sorry characters.

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