“Deathly Hallows: Part 2” Surpasses $1 Billion at the Box Office

Jul 31, 2011

Posted by: Mel

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Reuters is reporting that “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” has made over $1 billion at the box office, becoming the ninth movie in cinema history to reach that mark:

Adding to the records already achieved,
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ’ Part 2” tied the record for the
fastest climb to $1 billion. The finale of the blockbuster motion
picture franchise crossed the billion dollar mark on Sunday, July 31,
only its 17th day in release in North America, as well as most
international markets.
The film has now earned an estimated $318.46 million domestically and
an estimated $690 million on the international side for a worldwide
total to date of approximately $1.008 billion, already making it the
top-grossing film in Warner Bros. Pictures’ history at the global box

Dan Fellman stated,
“What’s truly astounding is that these kinds of numbers are being
achieved so early in the film’s release. The movie’s excellent reviews,
outstanding word-of-mouth and repeat business will ensure that Harry
Potter will be charming moviegoers for months to come.”

Veronika Kwan-Rubinek remarked, “To say that the global response to the
film has been extraordinary would be an understatement. We are so
proud that this last film in the series has not only reached such
heights but has reached them in record time. It is now Warner Bros.’
most successful release ever, and there is still plenty more to come.”

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