The final Twilight movie scored the franchise's best opening worldwide over the weekend, with a $340.9 million (£213,000) haul.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 topped the worldwide weekend box office and raked in $141.3 million (£88.3 million) in the U.S. alone.
The film opened in 4,070 cinemas across America on Thursday night (15Nov12), but missed out on a U.S. franchise best by just $1.5 million (£938,000) - The Twilight Saga: New Moon opened with $142.8 million (£89.3 million) in 2009.
Meanwhile, Skyfall became the top-grossing Bond movie of all time over the weekend after blasting past $669 million (£418 million) at the international box office. The Sam Mendes film has raked in $161.3 million (£100.8 million) in America alone in just 10 days.
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