'Breaking Dawn' takes £180m on opening weekend

Monday November 21, 2011

The Twilight Saga has staked out another huge opening with a £88.4 million first weekend in America, and a worldwide launch of £180 million.

The US total gives The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 the second-best debut weekend for the franchise. This is after the £90.4 million launch for 2009's The Twilight Saga: New Moon.

Breaking Dawn did more than half of its business, £45.6 million, on its opening day. 

Showing in 54 countries outside of the US, the film pulled in £91 million worldwide.

Photo: © Getty

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