However, Sandra Bullock‘s The Blind Side gave New Moon a run for it’s money domestically. It was a record-breaking Thanksgiving weekend at the box office, with $278 million at the domestic box office. The Twilight Saga: New Moon came in first with $42.5 million over the weekend, bringing it’s domestic gross up to $230 million.
The Blind Side came in second with $40.1 million. The film actually was the number one film on Thanksgiving, but New Moon came out on top over the weekend.
As for the international box office, the film easily took the No. 1 spot on the foreign circuit during the weekend, grossing an estimated $85.1 million from 8,476 sites in 56 markets. So far New Moon has earned $473 million internationally.
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Check out the full list of top 10 films after the jump.
Gallery Info: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart at the New York City screening of New Moon.
1. “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” $42.5 million.2. “The Blind Side,” $40.1 million.3. “2012,” $18 million.4. “Old Dogs,” $16.8 million.5. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol,” $16 million.6. “Ninja Assassin,” $13.1 million.7. “Planet 51,” $10.2 million.8. “Precious: Based on the Novel `Push’ By Sapphire,” $7.1 million.9. “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” $7 million.10. “The Men Who Stare at Goats,” $1.5 million.