Breaking Dawn Continues Reign Over Box Office Chart

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November 28, 2011 | 4:10am EST

The latest installment of hit vampire franchise Twilight continues to slay the competition at the box office after grossing $42 million in its second week on release.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, remained the most popular movie over the Thanksgiving weekend, boosting its domestic total to date to $221.3 million.

The film continues to draw the crowds worldwide too – weekend box office sales outside the U.S. grossed $71.5 million.

Meanwhile, Jason Segel’s new family movie The Muppets debuts on the chart at two with $29.5 million.

Happy Feet Two, Arthur Christmas and Hugo round out the top five.