The new Twilight vampire movie took a record $26.3m (?15.9m) in midnight showings at North American box offices, studio Summit Entertainment has said.
That beats the previous North American record of $22.2m (?13.5m) for midnight openings, taken by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in July.
Experts have predicted that New Moon will have one of the biggest opening weekends for a non-summer film.
The first movie in the series, starring Robert Pattinson, made $69.6m (?42.1m).
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