According to Variety.com New Moon has beaten The Dark Knight’s openning day record. After having the best midnight showing ever New Moon has now made $72.7 million in 24 hours.
Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: New Moon tore up the box office record for best opening day, grabbing the title away from Warner Bros. The Dark Knight, and earning a spectacular $72.7 million yesterday at 4,024 theaters.
An exceptional feat for a film playing outside the summer frame.
Dark Knight had minted $67.2 million from 4,366 runs on July 18, 2008 before making a three-day opening weekend of $158.4 million.
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