Breaking Dawn – Part 2 remains top of US box office

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 has topped the US box office chart for a third week.

The final film of the franchise took $17.4m over the weekend, to bring its total domestic gross to over $254.5m.

The rest of the box office top ten remains mostly unchanged, with Daniel Craig’s latest James Bond outing Skyfall remaining runner-up with $17m, and the Daniel Day Lewis-starring historical biopic Lincoln in third place with $13.509m.

Rise of the Guardians, Life of Pi and Wreck-It Ralph are all also non-movers this weekend, earning $13.5m, $12m and $7.02m respectively.

New entries this week come from Brad Pitt crime thriller Killing Them Softly, which debuts in seventh place with $7m, and horror sequel The Collection, ending up at ten with $3.4m.

Red Dawn drops one place to eight, as does Flight, from eight to nine.

The top ten in full (studio estimates):
1. (1) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 – $17.41 million
2. (2) Skyfall – $17 million
3. (3) Lincoln – $13.509 million
4. (4) Rise of the Guardians – $13.5 million
5. (5) Life of Pi – $12 million
6. (6) Wreck-It Ralph – $7.02 million
7. (-) Killing Them Softly – $7 million
8. (7) Red Dawn – $6.55 million
9. (8) Flight – $4.54 million
10. (-) The Collection – $3.409 million