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'New Moon' Shines at Box Office

November 22, 2009

Biting off the third best weekend opening of all time with $140.7 million from 4,024 theaters, Summit Entertainment's female-fueled "New Moon" explodes the myth that you need an all-audience film to do that level of biz, or that fanboys hold all the power.

At the international B.O., the vampire romancer bowed to $118.1 million from 6,681 prints in 26 territories for a sparkling worldwide opening total of $258.8 million. Read More