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New Worldwide Total: $1.008 Billion for 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II' on July 31, 2011

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Sunday (7/31) Update: WB is reporting that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide box office, only the 9th film in history to reach that milestone. To date, the film has earned $318.46 million at the US box office and $690 million internationally, bringing its total to $1.008 billion.

Wednesday (7/27) Update: WB is reporting that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II grabbed another $6.48 million domestically and $17.9 million abroad on Tuesday, pushing its worldwide total to $882 million.

Tuesday (7/26) Update: WB is reporting that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II was able to take in $6.47 million on Monday, pushing its domestic total to $280 million.

Monday (7/25) Update: WB is reporting that the official sophomore weekend haul for Deathly Hallows: Part II is $47.442 million for a total of $273.5 million. The final international figure is $120.2 million for a total of $559 million abroad.

Sunday (7/24) Update: Deathly Hallows: Part II added $48.065 million domestically and $121.3 million internationally this weekend, pushing its worldwide total to $834.6 million.

Wednesday Update: Warner Bros. is reporting that Deathly Hallows: Part II grossed $34 million internationally on Tuesday.  That places the film's international total at $390 million and worldwide total at $592.6 million.

Domestically, Deathly Hallows: Part II grossed $15.39 million on Tuesday and in the process reached the $200 million domestic milestone.  The film's domestic total stands at $202.62 million.

Tuesday Update #2: Warner Bros. is reporting that Deathly Hallows: Part II managed another $41 million on Monday, pushing its total abroad to $355 million. The worldwide total for the last Potter film is now $542.22 million.

Tuesday Update:
Warner Bros. is reporting an $18.043 million domestic take on Monday for Deathly Hallows: Part II.

Monday Update:
The final weekend numbers for Deathly Hallows: Part II are in: $169.2 domestic and $312.3 million worldwide for a total of $481.5 million. WB underestimated the international number by over $5 million.

Final territory breakdown:

UK - £23.8m ($37.8m) - Biggest 3 day opening of all-time
Australia - A$25.5m ($27.1m) - Biggest opening weekend of all time
Germany - €18.6m ($26.0m) - 3rd biggest opening weekend of all-time; Biggest opening weekend in the HP franchise
France - €17.4m ($24.5m) - 3rd biggest opening weekend ever
Japan - ¥1.8b ($21.9m) - 9th highest opening weekend ever
Russia - Rbl 550m ($19.5m) - Biggest WB opening of all-time
Mexico - Ps 186.1m ($15.8m) - 2nd biggest opening industry-wide
Italy - €11.2m ($15.7m) - Biggest all time opening for a US film
Korea - KRW $11.9m ($11.3m) - Biggest opening weekend ever for a WB film
Brazil - Rm 17.4m ($11.0m) - Biggest opening weekend of all time (Fri/Sun)
Spain - €6.2m ($8.7m) - 2nd biggest opening ever for WB in Spain (Fri/Sun)
Scandinavia - $18.5m; Biggest opening weekend ever


Sunday Update #2: Deathly Hallows: Part II managed $307 million from 20,000 screens in 59 countries, which gives it the best international opening of all time. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides previously held the record with $260.4 million.

Territory breakdown:

UK: £23.0m (US$36.6m) with 4m admissions from 588 situations *BIGGEST 3 DAY WEEKEND GROSS EVER *BIGGEST FRIDAY RESULT EVER *BIGGEST SATURDAY RESULT EVER *BIGGEST SINGLE DAY RESULT EVER (SATURDAY)

AUSTRALIA: A$ 25.0m (US$26.7m) with 2.0m admissions from 754 screens *BIGGEST OPENING WEEKEND EVER *First time a film has ever reached A$20,000,000 in just 4 days.

GERMANY: €18.2m (US$25.7m) with 2.0m admissions from 1,641 screens *4th Biggest Opening Weekend All-Time

FRANCE: €17.0m (US$23.9m) with 2.4m admissions from 1,195 screens *3rd Biggest opening weekend ever for a US film

JAPAN: ¥1,72b (US$21.5m) with 1.2m adms from 922 screens
* 9th highest opening weekend ever
*146% vs HP7A, 114% vs Pirates 4, 111% vs Alice In Wonderland

RUSSIA: Rbl 550m (US$19.5m) with 2.3m adms from 1,563 screens *Biggest WB Opening Weekend of All Time *3rd Biggest Opening of 2011

MEXICO: Ps 180m (US$15.3m) with 3.1m adms from 2,126 screens *2nd biggest opening industry-wide

ITALY: €10.8m (US$15.1m) with 1.4m admissions from 988 screens *BIGGEST ALL-TIME OPENING FOR A US FILM

KOREA: KRW 11.6b (US$11.0m) with 1.4m admissions from 636 screens *Biggest Opening Weekend for a Harry Potter Film

BRAZIL: R$17m (US$11m) from 990 screens
*Biggest Opening Day All-Time (Friday)
*2nd biggest opening industry-wide

SPAIN: €5.9m (US$8.3m) with 835k admissions from 870 screens *2nd biggest opening ever for WB in Spain (Fri/Sun) behind HP4.

CHINA opens on August 4.


Sunday Update: Warner Bros. is estimating that Deathly Hallows: Part II will bring in $168.5 million during its debut frame based on a Friday haul of $92.1 million and a Saturday total of $42.85 million.

Saturday Update #2: Deathly Hallows: Part II took in another $75 million from 59 countries on Friday. The international total now stands at $157.5 million. Worldwide total is $249.6 million.

Saturday Update: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II now holds the opening day record thanks to a staggering $92.1 million haul on Friday. The previous record holder was The Twilight Saga: New Moon with $72.7 million. There's no doubt that Potter will shatter Dark Knight's opening of $158.4 million. Boxoffice.com is currently projecting $172 million for the weekend.

Friday Update #2: With $37.6 million from international territories on Thursday, Deathly Hallows: Part II has now raked in $82.5 million overseas. Part II is outpacing Part I by 39% and Half-Blood Prince by 42%. 3D accounts for 61% of the total abroad.

Friday Update: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II managed a staggering $43.5 million from midnight shows, easily breaking the $30 million record by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse last summer.

Comparatively, Deathly Hallows: Part I managed $24 million from midnight shows.

Thursday Update: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II managed $43.6 million from 26 countries on Wednesday. That puts it 86% ahead of Part I and 49% higher than Half-Blood Prince.

Key territories:

Australia: A$ 7.0m (US$7.5m) from 727 screens / 3D share 58.5%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever, including biggest midnight sneaks

France: €5.1m (US$7.1m) from 1,195 screens / 3D share 67%
*All Time Biggest Wednesday Opening

Germany: €3.6m (US$5.3m) from 1,641 screens / 3D share 77%
*Biggest Preview Result Ever

Italy: €3.3m (US$4.6m) from 988 screens / 3D share 57%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

Russia: Rbl 115m (US$4.1m) from 1,561 screens / 3D share 66%
*Biggest WB Opening Day Ever
Sweden: L/C 13.6m (US$2.1m) from 226 screens / 3D share 76%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

Norway: L/C 10.2m (US$1.8m) from 259 screens / 3D share 76%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

Holland: €1.2m (US$1.7m) from 233 screens / 3D share 83%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

Denmark: L/C 8.7m (US$1.6m) from 162 screens / 3D share 73%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

Belgium: €1.0m (US$1.4m) from 132 screens / 3D share 49%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

Finland: €534k (US$749k) from 140 screens / 3D share 75%
*Biggest Opening Day Ever

From an official WB release:

Advance ticket sales have skyrocketed to more than $32 million, a new pre-opening record. Many midnight and first-day show times are already sold out across the country, despite the fact that the movie will be showing on more than 11,000 screens in 4,375 locationsboth marking records for the Harry Potter serieswith more than 3,800 locations opening the film at midnight on Thursday night. Breaking another industry record, the film is being released on 274 IMAX screens nationwide.

Wednesday Update #1: The official release from Fandango:

LOS ANGELES -- Although there are two more days before the July 15 release date, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has already leaped over the year's previous box office winners to become Fandango's top-selling title of the year so far.

Fandango has sold more tickets for Part 2 than it has sold for any other movie this year, including pre-release and post-release ticket sales.

Fandango's Top 5 Ticket-Sellers of the Year (as of July 13, 2011):
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
2. The Hangover Part II
3. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
5. Bridesmaids

Part 2 is also on track to become the #2 advance ticket-seller in Fandango's eleven-year history, following The Twilight Saga: New Moon.

Fandango's Top 5 All-Time Pre-Sellers (by day's end on July 13, 2011):
1. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
3. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
5. Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith (2005)

The final adventure of the Harry Potter franchise is currently conjuring up 91% of daily ticket sales on Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination. More than 5,000 showtimes for the film are already sold out across the country, with theater owners continually posting additional show times to meet the fan demand in all the fifty states.

"It's our fastest-selling movie of the year and our best-selling Potter movie of all time," says Fandango Executive Vice President and General Manager Rick Butler. "So many film fans grew up with Harry Potter and want to celebrate the series conclusion together on the big screen. The first 'Potter' helped put advance ticketing on the map in 2001, so in some ways, Fandango as a company grew up with Potter as well. It's fitting that the grand finale would break records with fans on our Web site and mobile applications."

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