‘Twilight’ Scores $30M in Midnight Shows

    NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15:  Fans of "Twilight" attend a screening of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2" at AMC Loews 34th street theater on November 15, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)

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    Like true vampire fans, the Twihards come out at night. Late-night showings of the Twilight finale, Breaking Dawn, Part 2, took in $30.4 million from midnight showings in Friday’s wee hours—though the total is a little inflated due to some Thursday previews. Initial box-office receipts are already besting the previous four installments of the popular franchise, though the tally wasn’t enough to beat the opening-night sales record set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 last summer.

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