The blockbuster sequel took in an estimated $110.1 million from Wednesday to Sunday, obliterating the five-day Thanksgiving weekend record set in 2001 by "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" ($82.4 million).
Disney's "Frozen" debuted in second place with $66.713 million. It was the second-highest weekend ever for a movie opening out of first place.
Studio estimates of gross North American box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.
And "Last Vegas" rounded out the top 10 with $2.785 million.
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