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Final Harry Potter Explodes with US$3m Debut!1 min read

26 July 2011 < 1 min read


Final Harry Potter Explodes with US$3m Debut!1 min read

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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 opens on 107 screens to score an impressive screen average of US$28,227 (S$34,404) and a total gross of US$3,020,290 (S$3,681,280). It’s the second biggest weekend debut and second widest opening film this year (and perhaps, ever *).

The final chapter in the Harry Potter series improved upon the previous installment which grossed US$2,207,425 (S$2,858,814) over its first weekend with a screen average of US$20,042 (S$25,956).

With such numbers, the final Harry Potter film stands a strong chance of outgrossing the previous top Harry Potter film, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX *, which made US$4,546,240 (S$5,630,430).

Most of the blockbuster movies usually end their run with a total gross that is at least double their debut weekend gross (TRANSFORMERS 3 debut with US$4.162m, total gross is now US$8.373m; KUNG FU PANDA 2 debut with US$2.627, total gross is now US$7.41m; X-MEN: FIRST CLASS debut with US$1.724m, it has grossed US$4.444m to date).

So it’s also a safe bet that the film will at least end up in the year’s top 3 by the end of its run, behind the phenomenally successful TRANSFORMERS and KUNG FU PANDA sequels.


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Via Singapore Movie Biz

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