'Twilight' Finale Takes Big Bite Out of Box Office

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Breaking Dawn: Part 2 took in a staggering $141.3 million for its debut, the eighth biggest opening weekend of all time.

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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.