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November 20, 2009

New Moon is Released!

in the USA 1 November 2009

visit Twilight Saga: New Moon @ imdb.com

Box Office Results November 20-22, 2009
Number: 1
Opening Weekend Gross: $142,839,137
Theatres: 4,024
Theatre Average: $35,497
Weeks in Release: 2
Total Gross: $233,334,668 Million
Budget: $50 Million
Running Time: 2 hrs. 10 min.
Distributor: Summit Entertainmnt
MPAA Rating: PG-13

New Moon dawned with a hot-blooded estimated $140.7 million on approximately 8,500 screens at 4,024 sites over the weekend, charting as the third highest-grossing opening behind only The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 3 and the biggest of 2009. With the advent of New Moon, not to mention an excellent showing by The Blind Side, overall business surged 56 percent over the same weekend last year when Twilight and Bolt debuted and was the second-highest seen in history, behind the weekend that The Dark Knight opened.

$26 Million on the Thursday night Midnight showing alone...New Moon shattered the midnight opening record, raking in an estimated $26.27 million at 3,514 sites showing the movie starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

It sold a mind-boggling $80 million worth of tickets on Friday, according to preliminary estimates. That way surpasses the one-day record of $67 million set by "The Dark Knight'' last year.

BoxOfficeMojo.com's "Twilight Saga: New Moon" Statistics


Posted by dschnee at November 20, 2009 6:31 AM