UPDATED: 'Skyfall' Dominates Online Sales

on November 09, 2012


Friday Update #2: Fandango reports that Skyfall accounts for 65% of Friday's sales as of Noon PT. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part represents 17%, while The Hobbit boasts 15%. 

Friday Update #1: Fandango reports that Skyfall led online sales on Thursday with 61%. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 accounted for 21%, and The Hobbit ended up at 7%.

On MovieTickets.com, Skyfall led on Thursday with 59% (41.74% for standard screens and 17.05% from moviegoers buying tickets for Skyfall: The IMAX Experience).  The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 tallied over 23%, followed by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with just under 5%.

Hobbit fans should not panic. It's understandable that Peter Jackson's latest effort is being overshadowed by Skyfall and Breaking Dawn - Part 2 for the simple reason that those films hit theaters first. The Hobbit will surely dominate sales closer to its release date. 

Boxoffice.com is currently predicting $85 million for Skyfall this weekend. We're predicting a $148 million opening for Breaking Dawn - Part 2 next weekend, and a $137 million opening for The Hobbit

Tags: The Hobbit, Skyfall, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

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