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Midnight Releases Tested with Twilight Sequel

The last major midnight release screening was for the Dark Knight Rises

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Outside of Minneapolis, Andy Chambers, a general manager at a local multiplex, is expectingBreaking Dawn Part 2 to be what he's always expected it to be: "Big."

The final Twilight film, showing nationwide midnight Friday, may offer the best read yet on the state of the 12 a.m., opening-day screening, the fan rite of passage now linked to the July 20 rampage at a Dark Knight Rises theater, the scene of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.