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Breaking Dawn tops box office

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 sunk its teeth into the box office at the weekend (18-20Nov11) after raking in $139.5 million.

The second-to-last installment of the hit vampire series, starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, pulled in a staggering $30.3 million after Thursday's (17Nov11) midnight showings alone.

Coming in at a distant second place was animated film Happy Feet 2, which opened with takings of $22 million, while Immortals dropped to third place with earnings of $12.2 million .

Rounding out the top five were Adam Sandler's comedy Jack and Jill ($12 million) and family film Puss in Boots ($10.7 million) at fourth and fifth place respectively.

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