"Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2" and "Skyfall" helped start the holiday movie season with a bang by topping this weekend's box-office numbers.

The "Twilight" finale held on to the top spot with $43 million, while second-place "Skyfall" took in $36 million and "Lincoln" finished in third with $36 million.

The top ten:

"Twilight: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," $43M
"Skyfall," $36M
"Lincoln," $25M
"Rise of the Guardians," $24M
"Life of Pi," $22M
"Wreck-It Ralph," $16.7M
"Red Dawn," $14.6M
"Flight," $8.6M
"Silver Linings Playbook," $4.6M
"Argo," $3.8M