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"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Breaks Single Day Box Office Record

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Posted by: Mel
July 16, 2011, 07:22 PM

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" made $92.1 million on Friday, breaking the record for single day box office gross in the US, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The last holder of this record was "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," which earned $72.7 million on its first day:

Overseas, the pic earned another $75 million on Friday for a three-day international total of $157.5 million, bringing its worldwide cume to a record-breaking $249.6 million.

By all accounts, Deathly Hallows 2 is on track to score the biggest worldwide opening of all time, beating the $394 million earned by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in its debut. Domestically, it's expected to eclipse the record-breaking $158.4 million grossed by Warners' The Dark Knight in its opening weekend.

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Take that Edward!!!!! Long Live Harry Potter!!!!!!!!

Posted by PotterRocks3 on July 17, 2011, 05:50 PM report to moderator
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I’m going to go see it a bunch more times and I can’t wait!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on July 17, 2011, 06:03 PM report to moderator
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It appears it is shattering the Dark Knight’s opening weekend record also. And I still haven’t even seen it. :(

Why does it still say “DH1 is Here!” in the upper left hand corner of the site? DH2 is here now! lol

Posted by blue_rogue on July 17, 2011, 06:34 PM report to moderator
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Is anyone really surprised by this? lol

Posted by Mad But Happy on July 17, 2011, 06:53 PM report to moderator
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Just came back from seeing it the 2nd time. Plan again at least 5xs more. (That’s my average for HP movies). Anyway, I loved it and thought it was brilliant.

Posted by Erin Lovegood on July 17, 2011, 08:39 PM report to moderator
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This was the best Harry Potter movie! And Snape’s death scene perfect!

Posted by kellydofc on July 18, 2011, 04:14 AM report to moderator
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I would have been surprised too, of course it’s the final movie of HP so people will wanna see it for as long as they can me included.

Posted by mencia on July 18, 2011, 07:15 AM report to moderator
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Awesome! Take that, Twilight! I just saw it in 2D, going to go see it in 3D soon

Posted by KaliOlive on July 18, 2011, 04:33 PM report to moderator
790 Points

Of course it did…:)

Posted by MissingHedwig on July 18, 2011, 10:24 PM report to moderator
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Pfft. It’s shameful that New Moon previously held that record :/

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