Breaking Dawn: Part 2 took in a staggering $141.3 million for its debut, the eighth biggest opening weekend of all time.
The final installment of the Twilight Saga series eclipsed its runner-up Skyfall by nearly a hundred million dollars. The latest Bond film earned $41.5 million in its second weekend in the U.S..
Lincoln, starring Oscar-winner Daniel Day Lewis, placed third with $21.0 million. The Steven Spielberg-directed film beat out Wreck-It Ralph, which took in $18.3 million.
Denzel Washington's Flight rounds out the top five with $8.6 million.