Weekend Box Office: Twilight 3, #1 for 3rd Weekend

The blood-suckers, werewolves and the teens that love them fought off the the fuzzballs again over the weekend with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 earning an additional $16.9 million in it’s third weekend at the theaters. The Muppets dropped 62% from it’s opening weekend and took in another $11.2 million, landing in second place at the box office. Martin Scorsese’s Hugo moved up two spots on the list with $7.6 million and Arthur Christmas has continued to pull in strong audience numbers with another $7.35 million added to it’s stocking. Things aren’t as rosy for Happy Feet Two, which hasn’t even earned 50% of the first movies’ earnings at the same amount of time in theaters.

Here are the top 10 earning movies for the weekend of December 2 – 4, 2011:

1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 ($16,900,000)
2. The Muppets ($11,200,000)
3. Hugo ($7,625,000)
4. Arthur Christmas ($7,350,000)
5. Happy Feet Two ($6,000,000)
6. Jack and Jill ($5,500,000)
7. The Descendants ($5,200,000)
8. Immortals ($4,394,000)
9. Tower Heist ($4,100,000)
10. Puss in Boots ($3,050,000)

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