Monday, July 19, 2010

'Eclipse' Hits A Quarter Billion Dollars Mark!

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has officially hit the quarter billion dollar mark in domestic sales and it will soon be making half a billion dollars worldwide!

Final box office estimates are in for Friday, July 16. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse took in $4.5M from 4,001 domestic locations for a per theater average of $1,125. This represents a 30.8% increase from Thursday and a 59.3% decrease from last Friday. Eclipse now has a cumulative domestic total of $255.871M after 17 days in release.

For those comparing the films in The Twilight Saga, it should be noted that Eclipse is once again ahead of New Moon in cumulative domestic totals over time. At this point in its release history (after 17 days) New Moon had taken in $255,363,052. Eclipse is now at $255.871M. Both films hit the $250M mark on the 16th day.


So far, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has set all-time box office records for Opening Wednesdays, Single Day Wednesday Gross (non-adjusted), and Single Day Wednesday Gross (adjusted for inflation). It is in second place for Opening Day Gross, Single Day Gross, and Non-Opening Thursday Gross. Release records include Widest Releases, Widest Independent Releases, Widest Opening Independent Releases, Widest PG-13 Rated Openings, and Widest PG-13 Rated Releases.

How many times have you seen Eclipse?

{via Eclipse Movie}