Vampires 1, Muppets 0.
On the first two days in which Breaking Dawn was matched up against Kermit the Frog and company, the second-to-last installment of The Twilight Saga outearned Jason Segel’s version of The Muppets at the box office.
Breaking Dawn brought in $7.8 million yesterday, on top of $12.5 million on Wednesday; The Muppets, meanwhile, opened with a $6.6 million take and followed it up with $5.9 on turkey day.
We’ll see how each fares over the actual weekend, but Breaking Dawn has now surpassed $200 million in domestic earnings already. Who knew the franchise was so darn popular? Oh, right. Everybody.