Radcliffe and Watson Included in 2010 Guinness World Records Book

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Sep 14, 2009

Posted by EdwardTLC

Harry Potter actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) are among the actors included in the 2010 edition of the Guinness World Records Book. The latest edition of the venerable reference guide includes records for the two actors in categories relating to the continued box office success of the Harry Potter films. Mr. Radcliffe was named “Highest-Grossing Actor of the Decade,” while Miss Watson now holds the record for “Highest Average Box-Office Gross for an Actress.” The press release notes of Radcliffe and Watson:

Harry Potter has cast a spell on millions of fans and created magic for its stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson who continue to ride the meteoric success of the film franchise straight to the bank picking up Guinness World Records along the way. Radcliffe is the “Highest-Grossing Actor of the Decade”, raking in an average of $558 million per film. Watson, on the other hand, earned the record for “Highest Average Box-Office Gross for an Actress”. She has been in six movies that have grossed an average of $753.7 million each.

The inclusion of Radcliffe and Watson follow such other notable
additions on the ‘Most Powerful’ records, including actor Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean) as “Most Powerful Actor” and actress Angelina Jolie (A Mighty Heart) as “Most Powerful Actress.” Guinness World Records 2010 will be released on September 1th and retail for $28.95.





83 Responses to Radcliffe and Watson Included in 2010 Guinness World Records Book

Avatar Imageholey says: sweet!Avatar Imagesunlitdays says: holy cow they are rich. i mean duh i knew that, but THAT RICH?!?!?!?!?!?!? holy cow man. but so cool to be in the record books :)Avatar ImageJeannine says: That $$$ isn't what they made it has to do with how much average their films grossed......Emma didn't make $743.7 the average take of her films did,,same with Dan....but it is good to see the recognition though . "Highest -Grossing Actor of Decade"..didn't that title use to belong to Harison Ford?? Avatar ImageCrazy4Neville says: Emma makes more than Dan?! What? =SAvatar ImageBunney says: Those numbers are not their personal earnings, it's the average earnings for the films. The actors haven't made anything close to that.Avatar Imagecghambright says: That's amazing!!! Dan is the "Highest Grossing Actor for the past 10 YEARS!!" That's so Crazy!!! And the same goes for Emma!!! WOW!!Avatar Imagecghambright says: @iLoveNeville: Her films have made more than his, but Dan gets paid more. Emma did The Tale of Despereaux and that film made quite a lot of money compared to Dan's outside projects. Emma's film Ballet Shoes was also released in a few theaters and it made some money, but not that much. Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: awesome! :DAvatar Imagefossil_n says: Dan has also done more small budget films than Emma, which would bring his average down.Avatar ImageSelgy Gaunt says: any one know how much they actually make? Avatar ImageSelgy Gaunt says: wow good for them!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: Congratulations to them for receiving this recognition!Avatar ImageCandyCane2304 says: Wow, Rupert is always left out.Avatar ImageKhephran says: Yeah, Kloves hates rupert, he was probably like, "Pay Rupert Less!"Avatar ImageCandyCane2304 says: @Kephran_thumb lol. I don't think that but it is funny. Avatar Imageplacebowiz says: nice one james!Avatar ImageRhiannon7 says: I am not surprised by this at all. Another statistic is that Dan has more movie making hours logged than many adult actors have had in their lifetimes. It is another bit of magic of the HP movies that they have been able to hold the cast together for all this time. Can't wait to see the actual stats when DH2 is released.Avatar ImageHGROSS44 says: I look at the money that has been taken in and see the potential for a lot of good movies to be made due to the money they made. WB will use the money for a good use to make more filmsAvatar ImageMikaMaxwell says: Ha ha, poor Ron, even in the muggle world he's third-man-out from the Trio XDAvatar Imagebutterbeer bottle says: Wow....that's a lot of money. But what about Rupert?? :(Avatar Imagewiltabone says: Lotta Money there Avatar Imageaxlgirl says: Woo-hoo! Go Harry Potter! =DAvatar ImageFloridianFlounder95 says: Poor Rupert...ha ha. But it's still cool news.Avatar Imageda_member0808 says: Wow! Kudos to them! that's awesome :DAvatar ImageSigourney1990 says: yay this is awesome :) i'm glad some HP is in the record books :)Avatar Imagehumbert0 says: Geez!! Even in the guiness! Waw!!!!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: woohoo! but what about rupert? :(Avatar ImageLeeann says: cool for them =)Avatar ImageScarStruck says: AWESOMNESS!!!!!!!! where is rupert????? Avatar ImageCharlieNevin says: I was thinking the same thing...they were in the book largely because of the HP movies...Rupert isn't there because Dan is the lead, and there is no record for "second best." It sucks though. In the books, movies, and real life, he is always in Harry's shadow...Avatar ImageKennedyJames says: Duuuuuue. That's a helluva lot to be put in there.Avatar Imagekbicprez says: I think I should be added to the Guinness Book for being the most avid HP fan in my (very small) apt building. Surely that qualifies as some sort of record. Anyway, CONGRATULATIONS to Dan & Emma.Avatar Imagekbicprez says: I think I should be added to the Guinness Book for being the most avid HP fan in my (very small) apt building. Surely that qualifies as some sort of record. Anyway, CONGRATULATIONS to Dan & Emma.Avatar Imagekbicprez says: I think I should be added to the Guinness Book for being the most avid HP fan in my (very small) apt building. Surely that qualifies as some sort of record. Anyway, CONGRATULATIONS to Dan & Emma.Avatar Imagekbicprez says: I think I should be added to the Guinness Book for being the most avid HP fan in my (very small) apt building. Surely that qualifies as some sort of record. Anyway, CONGRATULATIONS to Dan & Emma.Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: wow lots o money, good for themAvatar Imagekbicprez says: I thought my comment was sort of funny, but not funny enough to enter it 4 times! Leaky started "dusting" again. Sorry.Avatar ImageBlatcher914 says: Congrats to Dan and Emma, as always, but you got to feel a little bad for poor,left out , Rupert. But even though good job, awesome book!Avatar Imagelonerwolfygirl says: wow coolAvatar ImageLisbry says: Wow, congratulations to Dan and Emma. That's really well done, especially thinking of their age. Not too surprising, but still – impressive! And am I mistaken, but doesn't Dan's award have to do with how much money HE makes, while Emma's award merely states that she's been in movies that have earned that much on average? Avatar ImageLisbry says: Wow, congratulations to Dan and Emma. That's really well done, especially thinking of their age. Not too surprising, but still – impressive! And am I mistaken, but doesn't Dan's award have to do with how much money HE makes, while Emma's award merely states that she's been in movies that have earned that much on average? Avatar ImageLisbry says: Oops, didn't mean it to be posted twice – sorry! Don't know why that happened. -.-Avatar ImageGiant Fairy says: Do you guys know the Adventures of the little gaul warrior Asterix?? He s got his Hagrid-like Friend at his side, and one day Obelix moarns "Never will there be a book named THE ADVENTURES OF OBELIX ". That s the same with Ron/Rupert, but regarding his "Fortune", he will surely never complain. To be fair, everybody here would have given everything to play ANY of the roles in HP, verdad??Avatar Imagecallicott3 says: I agree CandyCane2304...that was really uncalled for, Kephran_thumb. Not a BIT funny. I think it's an excellent recognition, for Dan and Emma. Rupert was, most likely, just below them. After all, it DID say "Highest Grossing Actor Of the Decade" for Dan, and "HIghest Box Office, for an Actress" for Emma. Dan and Emma BOTH did other "high profile" work, besides Harry Potter. I'm sure that was counted in, as well..... Congratulations, both Dan and Emma!Avatar ImageWant to be a Weasley says: I love all of the HP actors/actresses, glad Dan and Emma got the recognition!Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: It's always great to see HP holding new records. The press release is ambiguous though (to me anyhows?) Like, it implies the actors earned these vast sums per movie but, I'm guessing it means the movies themselfs grossed those sums :? Whatever, way to go Dan & Emma.Avatar ImageWimsey says: Watson has the advantage over Grint & Radclife in that she has not appeared in any other films. Both Grint & Radcliffe have been in a couple of small, limited release films (My Boy Dan, Driving lessons) which essentially add no money to the numerator and 1 or 2 to the denominator. So, the same millions of dollars divided by two more films is a big difference. (Watson did do the voice work in one animated film, but as that was a bigger release than any of Grint's or Radcliffe's, then she'd still come out ahead if that is counted.)Avatar Imagemakochibi says: I really need to get this years bookAvatar ImageWON_TWO says: Glad to hear it... They deserve it!Avatar ImageMiliMalfoy says: Ooh wow! They are so rich but are still really nice people. That is so sweet. I wish Emma lots of luck at her new university. It's so important that she is a good role model for younger girls and encourages them to get into higher education ^^ This comment probably belongs in the other report ;)Avatar Imagejeannemcl says: Actually the way the article is written, it does say that Daniel "raked in" $558 million per film, and that Emma was in films that averaged $753.7 million each. Either Daniel is very, very, very wealthy or the writer needs more training. And wasn't Rupert also in the same six high-grossing films that Emma was? What are we missing here?Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Cool! Feel sorry for Rupert though because we saw great work from him in HBP and it was fantastic to watch!Avatar Imageele0206 says: I'M SO HAPPY!! but god, how rich they are??? it's unbelievableAvatar Imageele0206 says: @ jeannemclROAR : yes Rupert is in the same high-grossing films but he is a male actor and the guinnes was for the FEMALE actress ;)Avatar Imageele0206 says: @ jeannemclROAR : yes Rupert is in the same high-grossing films but he is a male actor and the guinnes was for the FEMALE actress ;)Avatar Imageeagleblue says: Wow, Emma Watson gets like $200 MILLION more. Poor Rupert. At least he has an ice cream truck. :)Avatar ImageParkinsonpansy says: where's rupert?? Avatar ImageHermioneRon4ever says: Congrats!!!!!!!Avatar Imagemuggle118 says: nice job guys!!!Avatar Imagebookgirl3000 says: coolio! Avatar ImageHBPFan says: wow...although I'm not that surprised..the HP books and films being the success that they are.Avatar ImageBrosia23 says: That is so awesome. But I have to feel bad for Ron, always left behind.Avatar Imagedakota1084 says: so cool!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: Awesome! :)Avatar Imagelizzyrc says: cool! emma watson rox!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: that's incredible i didn't know it was that much and it would make the world recordsAvatar ImageRaWr...WeReWoLf says: awesome!!!Avatar Imagealegria35 says: cool... The record holds for the money the movies made, not Dan's and Emma's.... I think Guinness don't do that, maybe E! entertainment ... highest paid actor, highest paid actress..Avatar Imagewwfanimals says: I wish rupert got a chance he is alway over shadow!!!! he should be given a chace!Avatar Imagenewwmoon says: nice ;)Avatar Imagejeannemcl says: Emma did not make all that money, the FILMS averaged that much. Avatar Imagemugglemom4 says: Cool!Avatar ImageJessSnape says: Wow... HP breaks all kind of records!!Avatar ImageFifi says: Yeah, they always get into competitions and things like that. : )Avatar ImageTamyris says: What about Rupes? Driving lessons was a hell of a movie and he is better actor than Dan and Emma! He probably doesn´t care about the money,though.Avatar ImageRavenclawGirl9 says: DANG! thatts a lot of moneyAvatar ImagehellomotoCOOP says: thats coolAvatar Imagefilibuster_firework says: good job guys that is awesome. Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: how cool is this. i want that book just because they are mentioned in it. :DAvatar Image42sk8ter says: wowAvatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: wow! i knew they were rich but didn't realise they were that rich! And Emma gets paid more than Dan? Wooo :). Thats funny! @Fossil_n , yeah thats probably true. Poor Rupert :(! Its good that the HP stars are being recognised for stuff like that :)Avatar ImageAsi says: Great !!!Congratulatione! Why the books and fans aren't in thAt BOOK/!!!!!!

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