The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Earns $30.25M at Midnight

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The first number for the North American release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is in. The fourth film in the popular franchise earned $30.25 million from 3,521 locations at midnight.

The opening was similar to The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which brought in $30 million at midnight, and topped the $26.3 million earned by The Twilight Saga: New Moon.

“Breaking Dawn – Part 1” expanded into 4,061 theaters earlier today and is on track to match the $142.8 million debut of “New Moon.”