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July 15, 2011

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 is Released!

in the USA 15 July 2011

visit Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 @ imdb.com

Box Office Results July 15-17, 2011

Number:  1
Opening Weekend Gross:  $169,189,427
Theatres: 4,375
Theatre Average: $$20,816
Weeks in Release: 1
Total Gross: $481,489,427 (worldwide)
Budget: $N/A
Running Time: 2 hrs. 10 min.
Distributor: Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Genre: Fantasy

Finally, the drawn-out battle between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort comes to an end with the launch of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. The wizard wunderkind's last stand will play out on over 11,000 screens at 4,375 locations, marking not only the series' broadest release yet but one of the largest ever, and the movie's already set an advance ticket sales record

Deathly Hallows Part 2's packing final-movie mojo, and the only question is how high it will fly. "It All Ends," Warner Bros.' marketing bluntly declares amidst the intense spectacle of the movie's wizard war. By opening Part 2 on a Friday instead of Wednesday like the past July Potters, Warner is clearly gunning for the opening weekend pantheon, if not dethroning all-time champ and Warner stable mate The Dark Knight's $158.4 million.

Warner Bros. Pictures, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 has already broken several records in the days leading up to the series finale's hugely anticipated release. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Domestic Distribution.

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 locations, both marking records for the Harry Potter series, with 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.

The very first Harry Potter movie to be released in 3D, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows  Part 2 will be shown in 3D at more than 3,000 locations. In a nod to one of the most iconic features of the title character, special commemorative Harry Potter 3D glasses will be given free to fans attending select 3D midnight showings, while supplies last.


Posted by dschnee at July 15, 2011 12:02 AM