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'Twilight' grosses $35.7 mil on Friday

Friday’s box office returns are in, and we can report that Twilight earned a huge $35.7 million on its opening day. That’s the 14th best first-day gross of all time. With Quantum of Solace and Bolt far behind, the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s vampire-romance novel is guaranteed a big weekend win, in excess of $70 mil. Here’s Friday’s top five, and don’t forget to check back for the full weekend wrapup in tomorrow’s Box Office Report.

1. Twilight – $35.7 mil

2. Quantum of Solace – $8.8 mil

3. Bolt – $7.1 mil

4. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – $3.7 mil

5. Role Models – $2.4 mil

More ‘Twilight’ and Box Office News:

EW.com’s Twilight Central

Box Office Preview: Twilight to suck up buckets of blood…and big bucks

Twilight: Meet Robert Pattinson

Kristen Stewart talks Twilight
Twilight: The EW review

Originally posted November 22 2008 — 6:55 PM EST

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