Overseas it grossed $340.9 million, making it the best global opening of the franchise. Back on US shores it almost hit the opening of New Moon which was $142.8. Breaking Dawn Part 2 was just shy of that figure with $141.3 million.
Interestingly enough, the final film in the franchise also attracted more men who made up 21% of ticket buyers. Women made up 79% of the audience. And 50% of movie goers were 25 and over.
Box Office Report: ‘Breaking Dawn – Part 2’ Bites Off $340.9 Million Global Opening (The Hollywood Reporter)
Final ‘Twilight’ film just shy of opening-weekend franchise record (Los Angeles Times)