Box office preview: 'Breaking Dawn' headed for Thanksgiving win, while newcomers hope to avoid turkey status

Box office preview: 'Breaking Dawn' headed for Thanksgiving win, while newcomers hope to avoid turkey status
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Not only did the vampire franchise’s finale earn a terrific $141.1 million in its opening weekend, but it’s headed to an easy second weekend win at the box office — despite the arrival of three big-budget newcomers: Rise of the Guardians, Life of Pi, and Red Dawn.

Here’s how the lucrative five-day weekend (new releases hit theaters on Wednesday, not Friday, this week) might play out:

1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 – $64 million

Former Twilight installments New Moon and Breaking Dawn – Part 1 each opened on the weekend before Thanksgiving,
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