4 December 2012 1:05 PM, PST | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

After a few relatively quiet months at the domestic box office, moviegoers crowded in to theaters over the past month for blockbusters Breaking Dawn Part 2, Skyfall and Wreck-It Ralph. As a result, November 2012 business was up a whopping 26 percent year-over-year to $1.08 billion, and also topped November 2009's $995 million record. Through the end of the month, year-to-date box office was at $9.86 billion, and 2012 is now guaranteed to set a new yearly box office record.The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 led all releases with $242.7 million through 15 days in theaters; a Twilight movie has now topped the November chart for three out of the past four years. The fifth and final chapter in the popular fantasy series is on pace to earn more than its immediate predecessor ($281.3 million), though it will likely fall a bit short of Eclipse's $300.5 million franchise record.In second place, Skyfall earned an incredible $233.9 million in 22 days. It »

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