'Breaking Dawn' Rakes in Nearly $140 Million During Opening Weekend

November 21, 2011 Updated Nov 21, 2011 at 8:23 PM EDT

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'Breaking Dawn' Rakes in Nearly $140 Million During Opening Weekend

November 21, 2011 Updated Nov 21, 2011 at 8:23 PM EDT

The most recent installment of the "Twilight" movie franchise brought in big bucks during its opening weekend.

According to the Los Angeles Times, "Breaking Dawn" earned more than $139 million in its first weekend according to estimates from film distributor Summit Entertainment. That ranks as the fifth-largest domestic opening of all time, according to the Times story.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.