HBP Box Office Watch: $3.2 million from Imax; $255.5 Million to Date
August 02, 2009, 01:33 PM
For those keeping score at home, the weekend box office totals are in for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Variety reports the film was second this week (behind "Funny People") and took in "$17.7 million at 4,393" venues, making a 19 day total of "$255.5 million.The weekend take included $3.2 million from 166 Imax venues," where Half-Blood Prince opened with the big screen showings this week.
HBP has made so much money it’s ridiculous. I don’t put much stock in comparing the amount of money movies make, but it’s good to see it doing well. At least it’s consistently coming in second instead of coming in with a bang and then disappearing off the charts. :)
GREAT! however, i must admit that i was expecting IMAX to make more than that, but still great numbers :)
Even for people that didnt read the books, it’s clear that HP has taught us the importance of respect and love, and the dangers of prejudice. HBP is making megabucks in theaters, thanks to HP fans from all over the world. The takings have broken records for money-making movies the world over. Personally I find it sad to keep reading derogatory remarks from HP fans about other HP fans because they dont live in the same country. We all went to see the movie. If another fandom’s movie is also making money, that doesnt imply or infer that all people from that country only went to see that movie but didnt see HBP. HBP is the only movie I’ve gone to see this year. But, if there are HP fans that went to see a non-HP movie then that’s great. With such huge sums of money being spent globally by HP fans, it seems almost immoral to imply that some of us arent spending enough on this one movie.
The HBP was so badly made, im afraid that david yates will succeed where voldemort fail. He is killing HP. He was pathetic in the last 2 films. I hope he is sacked before he detroys the magical world single handedly.