The final Twilight Saga series raked in a massive $17.4 million in ticket sales over the weekend, rising above the Bond film Skyfall by only .4 million. Breaking Dawn Part 2 has held it’s position on the top of the box office for the third straight week.
With the addition of this weekend, the series has reached a total of $254.6 million for the film released by Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment. The movie added $48.4 million overseas for an international success of $447.8 million to a worldwide sum of $702.4 million. The final installment is reaching the $710 million of that of Breaking Dawn Part 1.
“Skyfall”, the latest James Bond film from Sony, has reached $246 million after four weekends”. The movie has raked int $34 million overseas to a total of $623 million, which brings its worldwide total to 4869 million. This is the highest ranking Bond film.
The closeness of the two films could result in a flip-flop when final numbers are released on Monday. Either way, the movies have led a brisk start to the holiday season that could lift Hollywood to record domestic revenues for the year.