Less than 24-hours after it opened, Twilight is on track to have the second highest-grossing opening weekend in 2011. Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is set to take in $65 to $75 million this weekend after being released at midnight last night. It’sÂ inauguralÂ midnight show alone brought in #30.3 million.Â Breaking DawnÂ has a big enough following that it’s already taking business away from other films out this weekend.
UntilÂ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was released thisÂ summer, the last twoÂ TwilightÂ movies set records for best midnight performance. Â Deathly HallowsÂ earned $43.6 million for its midnight showings, makingÂ Breaking DawnÂ number two in terms of all-time midnight best.
As if you need us to tell you, the film starsÂ Kristen Stewart,Â Robert PattinsonÂ andÂ Taylor Lautner.
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