Wowzers! The Twilight Saga: Eclipse brought in more than $30 million in midnight showings alone Tuesday night / Wednesday morning. This easily beat The Twilight Saga: New Moon midnight showings which held the record with $26.3 million. The first two films in the franchise have grossed almost a billion dollars in worldwide box office receipts. Twilight debuted in 2008 and went on to garner more than $192 million in the US. New Moon debuted in 2009 and brought in over $296 million in the US. The sights are set for Eclipse to do even better, and judging by these numbers, it’s well on its way.
Have YOU seen Eclipse yet? What did you think?