'Twilight' Tops Weekend Box Office
Posted on Mon Nov 24, 2008 07:53 AM PDT

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LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - "Twilight" took a huge bite out of the weekend box office, bringing in an estimated $70.6 million in its first weekend of release, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Last weekend's top film, "Quantum of Solace," earned another $27.4 million for second place, bringing its two-week total to more than $109 million in the US.

Disney's animated feature "Bolt" debuted in third with an estimated $27 million in ticket sales.

Overall it was another strong weekend at the box office. Total ticket sales were more than $169 million, a four percent increase over the same period last year according to Neilson EDI.