New Moon Makes a Killing at the Box Office

November 23, 2009 By:
New Moon Makes a Killing at the Box Office

Thousands of eager girls, woman and even a few men lined up for hours this past weekend to be one of the first people to catch a screening of The Twilight Saga: New Moon.

The movie broke records in the first day with its midnight screening making more than $26 million dollars. That's more than The Dark Knight did back in July 18, 2008 ($18.4 million in midnight sales) and Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince's, who made $22.2 million when it was released on July 15, 2009.

And the buzz surrounding the movie didn't die down over the weekend. Between Friday and Sunday, the movie made over $140 million dollars!

Check out the top five movies from the November 20-23 weekend below:

New Moon: $140.7 million

The Blind Side: $34.5 million

2012: $26.5 million

Planet 51: $12.6 million

Disney's A Christmas Carol: $12.2 million

Did you get a chance to catch New Moon? What did you think of the movie? Did it live up to the hype?