10 August 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2: top-grossing release of 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 has become the top-grossing release of 2011 in all categories: domestic box office, international box office and worldwide box office. The announcement was made today by Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution, Dan Fellman, and President of International Distribution,Veronika Kwan-Rubinek.

As of August 8, the film had earned $344.8 million domestically and $801.5 million internationally, for an astounding worldwide box office gross of $1.146 billion, which makes it third place on the list of highest grossing films of all time! Well done Team Potter!

Veronika Kwan-Rubinek stated, "'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2' can truly be called a global phenomenon. The filmmakers and cast, who dedicated their talents to the success of these films for over a decade, share in this piece of cinema history. We congratulate and thank them all."
Dan Fellman said, "This is another incredible milestone for the last chapter of this historic film series, and for the Harry Potter franchise as a whole. In a crowded and very competitive summer, it is a tribute to both the film and the people behind it that moviegoers are still turning out to enjoy it-whether for the first time or for a repeat viewing."
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 is the first Harry Potter film to be released in both 3D and 2D. Concurrently with its nationwide theatrical distribution, the film is being released in select IMAX® theatres. The film is being distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. It has been rated PG-13 for some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images. The Film was released July 15th, 2011


I still want to see it in 3D!

Does anyone know wich films are no 1 and 2?

Just curious!

"DH p 2 has become the third highest-grossing movie of all time behind James Cameron's Avatar ($$2.782 billion) and Titanic ($$1.843 billion)" source: DigitalSpy ;)

Thanks!! You are so clever.

Otherwise it would have kept me awake for nights (lol)