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“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” Makes Box Office Magic

Harry Potter and The Deathly HallowsWarner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” soared to the top of the global box office in its opening weekend, earning a staggering $330.1 million dollars worldwide, encompassing $125.1 million domestically and $205 million internationally. The announcement was made jointly today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, President of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The domestic box office numbers shattered the franchise’s previous opening weekend record—held by “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” at $102.6 million—surpassing it by an astounding 23%.

The Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, November 21, 2010 are as follows:

Rank Film Name Distributor Name Weekend Revenue Cume Revenue Locs Loc Avg
1 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows I Warner Bros. 125,120,000 125,120,000 4,125 30,332
2 Megamind Paramount 16,175,000 109,475,598 3,779 4,280
3 Unstoppable 20th Century Fox 13,100,000 41,961,914 3,209 4,082
4 Due Date Warner Bros. 9,150,000 72,669,412 3,229 2,833
5 Next Three Days, The Lionsgate 6,750,000 6,750,000 2,564 2,632
6 Morning Glory Paramount 5,233,000 19,855,903 2,544 2,056
7 Skyline Universal 3,430,770 17,642,545 2,883 1,190
8 Red Summit Entertainment 2,467,000 83,573,922 2,034 1,212
9 For Colored Girls Lionsgate 2,400,000 34,539,697 1,216 1,973
10 Fair Game Summit Entertainment 1,470,000 3,738,727 386 3,808
11 Secretariat Disney 962,000 56,368,594 1,010 952
12 Paranormal Activity 2 Paramount 926,000 83,563,770 1,101 841

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