The Twilight Saga: New Moon Already Dominating the Box Office

November 20, 2009 By:
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Already Dominating the Box Office

The Twilight Saga: New Moon has only been out in theaters for a few hours and it's already dominating the box office. According to Deadline Hollywood, Summit Entertainment's New Moon debuted with $23M-$24M in 12:01AM screenings.

In comparison, The Dark Knight did $18.4 million in midnight sales on July 18, 2008, and Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince's made $22.2 million when it was released on July 15, 2009.

It looks like New Moon is well on it's way to making box office history. Are you planning on watching it? If not, check out some other movies out in theaters this weekend:

NEW IN THEATERS

The Twilight Saga: New Moon:

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner star in the next chapter of the popular supernatural romance saga.

MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT HOLLYSCOOP'S SPECIAL 'NEW MOON' EPISODE ON HOLLYSCOOP TV ON THE CW NETWORK (KTLA) THIS SUNDAY AT MIDNIGHT!

The Blind Side:

Sandra Bullock stars as a well-to-do suburban mom who forms an unlikely friendship with a struggling teen from a broken home.

Planet 51:

The sudden arrival of an alien -- an American astronaut -- wreaks havoc among the little green inhabitants of a distant alien planet.

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans:

Nicolas Cage stars as a drug-addicted rogue cop who play and fast and loose with the law in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Broken Embraces:

Penelope Cruz stars in director Pedro Almodovar's four-way tale of dangerous love, shot in the style of a hard-boiled 1950s film noir.

ALSO IN THEATERS:

2012:

A group of survivors struggle to stay alive when a global cataclysm - predicted by the Mayan calendar - brings an end to the world.

Disney's A Christmas Carol:

Jim Carrey is the voice of Ebenezer Scrooge in a new animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale.

The Men Who Stare at Goats:

George Clooney is a shadowy figure who claims to be part of a secret U.S. military unit specializing in psychic warfare.

Precious:

A pregnant, illiterate teen is accepted into an alternative school where a teacher helps her find a new path in her life.

Check out our special Movie Premiere coverage of 'New Moon' below: