'Breaking Dawn' Brings in $30 Million at Midnight

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 earned $30.25 million during their midnight screenings to start what could be a box office best for the fantasy franchise.

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The movie played in 3,521 theaters at midnight before bringing the total to 4,061. Breaking Dawn barely broke its old record which was held by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse last year when it took in $26.3 million two years ago.

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This is the second highest midnight gross of the year, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 earning a staggering $43.6 million during its midnight run over the summer.

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