Box Office: Breaking Dawn II & Skyfall Leading the Way

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The final movie in the “Twilight” saga and the latest James Bond movie, “Skyfall,” continue to be heavy hitters at the box office.

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part Two” made $17.4 on Friday, bringing the domestic gross for the movie to $201.2 million. THR reports that this puts “Twilight” on pace to earn $63.5 million over the long weekend, stretching from Wednesday to Sunday.

“Skyfall” reached a major milestone by becoming the first James Bond film to make more than $200 million domestically. The movie, which stars Daniel Craig as Bond, brought in $14.7 million on Friday.

Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi,” which debuted on Nov. 21, is reportedly on track to bring in $30 million for the weekend. The film adaptation of Yann Martel’s novel made $3.7 million on Wednesday, $4.5 million on Thursday, and $8.8 million on Friday. The critically acclaimed “Life of Pi” has received Oscar buzz, undoubtedly aiding ticket sales.

Other movies that made an early mark at the box office this weekend include the animated flick “Rise of the Guardians,” which made $9.3 million on Friday, and Daniel Day-Lewis’ “Lincoln,” which brought in $9.9 million.



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