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Box Office Breakdown: Breaking Dawn Sinks Teeth Into Competition

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Neither the classic Jim Henson characters of The Muppets nor the Black Friday events were enough to sway the effect that The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 has on audiences everywhere! The vampire love story took the top spot at the box office for the second week in a row, pulling in $41.6 million for the long Thanksgiving weekend -- bringing its box office total to $220.8 million.

Amy Adams and Jason Segel claimed the #2 spot at $29.2 million with The Muppets in its first week, bumping Happy Feet Two down to #3 with $13.4 million in its second week. The animated holiday film Arthur Christmas and Martin Scorcese's latest film Hugo took fourth and fifth with $12 million and $11.3 million, respectively.

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1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, Summit, $41,683,574 (avg. $10,252)

2. The Muppets, Buena Vista, $29,239,026 (avg. $8,500)

3. Happy Feet Two, Warner Brothers, $13,397,346 (avg. $3,710)

4. Arthur Christmas, Sony, $12,068,931 (avg. $3,575)

5. Hugo, Paramount, $11,364,505 (avg. $8,899)

6. Jack and Jill, Sony, $10,000,142 (avg. $3,301)

7. Immortals, Relativity, $8,875,905 (avg. $3,316)

8. Puss in Boots, Paramount/DreamWorks, $7,511,036 (avg. $2,500)

9. The Descendants, Fox Searchlight, $7,345,720 (avg. $18,835)

10. Tower Heist, Universal, $7,174,615 (avg. $2,900)



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