1118_twilight_singleTons of people stayed up late to see the midnight showing of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" -- earning the film a whopping $30.3 million at the box office!

Variety is reporting -- the third installment in the Twilight series now has the highest midnight opening of the trilogy -- beating out "Eclipse" by a solid $300,000.

The numbers are still coming in ... but we're guessing this will be a huge weekend at the box office for the film.

What do you think? Did you see the movie at midnight? Sound off in the comments below.