The "Twilight" franchise went out with a box office bang; it's final installment in the two-part finale raking in an impressive $141.3 million during its opening weekend.
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" earned $141.3 million in the U.S. and an additional $199.6 million abroad for a total of $340.9 million, according to studio estimates, reported Fox News. The film now ranks eighth on the list of highest-grossing U.S. premiers, including "New Moon" at number seven and "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" at number nine.
"Breaking Dawn - Part 2" was one of the few successes of the year, reported E!Online News. At fourth largest, it comes just short of The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises and The Hunger Games.
Of the 10 biggest opening weekends of all-time, the Twilight Saga now owns three spots, the most of any franchise, reported E!Online News.