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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Sinks Fangs Into Huge Opening Weekend

(Summit)

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 easily won the weekend box office, building off a huge first night that’s put the franchise capper at $141.3 million in North America.

That figure makes the last installment of the series second only to the opening for New Moon ($142.8 million).

Last week’s champ, the James Bond flick Skyfall, had a strong second-place showing of $41.5 million.

Lincoln expanded to wide release this week, with Steven Spielberg’s presidential biopic nabbing third place with $22.4 million.

Skyfall Soars to HUGE Box Office Win with Biggest James Bond Opening Ever

(MGM)

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Bond is back in a BIG way.

Skyfall, the 23rd movie in the James Bond franchise, has easily won the weekend box office with a staggering $87.8 million haul, giving it the biggest opening in the spy series’ long history.

The movie marks Daniel Craig’s third outing as Agent 007.

Last weekend’s top earner, the animated Wreck-It Ralph, finished  in second with $33.1 million.

Denzel Washington’s airline pilot drama Flight nabbed third place with $15.1 million in ticket sales.

Wreck-It Ralph Wins Weekend Box Office

(Disney)

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Wreck-It Ralph is king of the box office.

The animated new release about the trials and tribulations of being a video game villain easily won the weekend with $49.1 million in ticket sales, beating the debut of Denzel Washington’s drama Flight, which came in a distant second with $25 million.

Ben Affleck’s political thriller Argo nabbed third place with $10.2 million.

WATCH: Denzel Washington Crash Lands Plane in Flight Trailer

(Paramount)

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Flight stars Denzel Washington as an airline pilot who miraculously lands a crippled plane, saving the lives of those onboard.

When he wakes up in the hospital, he’s treated like a hero.

But things are never as simple as they seem.

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