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'Twilight' keeps shining w/ $42M 2nd weekend

Still of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in 2011 film, 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.' (Photo by Andrew Cooper, courtesey of Summit Entertainment)

November 27, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The vampires of "Twilight" reigned supreme at the box office for the second week in a row.

The latest installment of the franchise "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" took a bite out of the competition, raking in $42 million domestically.

That raised its domestic total to more than $221 million.

Disney's "The Muppets" debuted at No. 2 with $29.5 million.

The animated sequel "Happy Feet Two" came in third with just over $13 million.

"Arthur Christmas" and "Hugo" rounded out the top five.

The top 10 movies of the weekend were:

1. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1," $42 million ($71.5 million international).
2. "The Muppets," $29.5 million ($1.6 million international).
3. "Happy Feet Two," $13.4 million ($10 million international).
4. "Arthur Christmas," $12.7 million ($11.9 million international).
5. "Hugo," $11.4 million.
6. "Jack and Jill," $10.3 million.
7. "Immortals," $8.8 million ($8 million international).
8. "Puss in Boots," $7.5 million ($9 million international).
9. "Tower Heist," $7.3 million ($7.3 million international).
10. "The Descendants," $7.2 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.