Domestic ticket sales are up a healthy 8% over 2008.
Dutch film "Komt een vrouw bij de dokter" (A Woman Goes to the Doctor) took 1.3 million ($1.95 million) in its opening weekend.
"New Moon" scored the winning touchdown at the Thanksgiving box office.
For the first time two films grossed north of $100 million at the international box office on the same weekend .
The domestic cume for "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" stands at $206.1 million.
The recession is taking a bite out of the once-overheated Russian film biz.
Thanksgiving auds chose football over vampires, making Warner Bros.' "The Blind Side" the top film.
A handful of films join the Thanksgiving week buffet today.
When final figures came in Monday, it turned out the weekend was even better than expected.
"New Moon" bites off the third best weekend opening of all time with $140.7 million.
"The Twilight Saga: New Moon" tore up the box office record for best opening day.