As expected, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 had a huge debut this past weekend as it exceeded expectations and opened with nearly $140 million in ticket sales (based on early estimates). That put this entry in the franchise just below 2009's The Twilight Saga: New Moon which opened with a $142.7 million tally. You can read more about the weekend Box Office results at this link.
Genre Films at the Box Office the Weekend of November 18-20 (Based on Early Estimates*):
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Rank - 1 (LW - n/a) / Revenue - $139.5 MM / Fresh Rating - 28%
The Immortals Rank - 3 (LW - 1) / Revenue - $12.3 MM / Fresh Rating - 38%
Puss in Boots Rank - 5 (LW - 3) / Revenue - $10.7 MM / Fresh Rating - 81%
In Time Rank - 9 (LW - 7) / Revenue - $1.7 MM / Fresh Rating - 36%
Paranormal Activity 3 Rank - 11 (LW - 8) / Revenue - $1.0 MM / Fresh Rating - 72%
Real Steel Rank - 13 (LW - 10) / Revenue - $0.5 MM / Fresh Rating - 59%
Source: Box Office Results - Box Office Mojo / Fresh Rating - Rotten Tomatoes
*Box Office results are based on the weekend's early estimates and the chart ranks and revenue can change when the final numbers are tallied.