Warner 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|
|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|
|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|
|12||Paranormal Activity 2||Paramount||926,000||83,563,770||1,101||841|