New Moon and The Blind Side Clash At Box Office

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Vampire romance film The Twilight Saga: New Moon holds on to number one spot with $42 million but it was movie number two, The Blind Side that caught people’s attention. The football drama made the rare feat of increasing ticket sales in the second week at wide release. It almost toppled New Moon with $40 million.

The Sandra Bullock starrer increased almost 18% in ticket sales while the vampire flick plummeted 70%. The drop was expected after comparing it with its predecessor Twilight that dropped to 62% on its second week.

Worldwide sales show that New Moon is now at $474 million (rank 81) while top 3 movie 2012 is at $590 million (rank 49). The Blind Side‘s domestic sales is now at $100 million.