Posts Tagged ‘new moon’
  • New Moon Breaks Opening Day Record
    Posted November 21st, 2009 at 12:49 pm 16 Comments
    The Twilight Saga: New Moon has already broken records for advance sales and for midnight showings. Now it can lay claim to owning the largest opening day in history. The Dark Knight was tops with $67.2 million however New Moon pulled in $72.7 million on Friday. That number includes the $26.3 million that was made from the midnight showings. While New Moon is expected to be front-loaded it is on its way to a massive opening. It will now surely become the largest November opening surpassin...
  • New Moon Breaks Midnight Sales Record
    Posted November 20th, 2009 at 1:49 pm 25 Comments
    Just a few days ago it was announced that advance sales for The Twilight Saga: New Moon had become the highest in history. New Moon can now lay claim to another record this time grossing the most money from midnight showings. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince had owned the record with $22.2 million but New Moon grossed $26.3 million. Half-Blood Prince's midnight take represented 28.5% of its full weekend gross. That movie had the advantage of opening in the summer though when more pe...
  • New Moon Breaks Advance Sales Record
    Posted November 18th, 2009 at 2:20 pm 8 Comments
    Audience anticipation has been building for quite some time towards the release of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on Friday. The first Twilight movie opened last year on the same weekend to 69.6 million and its sequel is expected to easily surpass that. Earlier today online ticket sales website Fandango announced that New Moon has now broken the record for advance sales. In doing so it passed by such hits as Star Wars Episode III and franchises including Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. O...