Box Office Watch: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Continues Success on International Front

Aug 31, 2009

Posted by: SueTLC

HBP Film

For those keeping track at home, we have a quick update today regarding box office success for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. While faring well here in the US, the sixth installment in the Harry Potter series continues to have very impressive box office sum totals due to international showings. ScreenDaily reports:

“Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince became the third
biggest film in the series worldwide after adding $7.7m from 5,000
screens in 61 markets through Warner Bros Pictures International (WBPI)
for $610.5m overseas and $904.9m globally. Greece was the final territory to receive the sixth episode in the
family franchise and delivered an excellent $1.9m from 135 screens that
was a clear number one and scored the biggest launch of the year.

Latest figures put Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
on $80.8m in the UK, $79.4m in Japan, $60.9m in Germany, $51.6m in
France, $31.7m in Australia, $27m in Italy, $24.1m in China, $21.4m in
Mexico, $19.6m in Spain, $18.6m in Brazil, and $18.4m in Russia.”

You can also see slightly different numbers here (international here) from Box Office Mojo.

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