The Twilight sequel raked in $72.7 million yesterday, making it biggest opening day ever. New Moon earned $26 million in midnight showings alone, helping it trump the previous record of $67.2 million earned by Dark Knight. The feat is all the more remarkable because it's outside the usual summer blockbuster season, notes Variety. The movie has a chance to bust the record for biggest opening weekend: $158 million, set by Dark Knight.
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