Harry Potter breaks US midnight box office record

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  • Updated: Jul 27, 2011 11:07 IST
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the final movie of the popular boy wizard, has set a new US box office record after raking in $43.5 million dollars from midnight screenings alone.

The movie was released across the US Friday midnight.

Contactmusic.com reports that Warner Bros. studio bosses were also bracing for a big showing this weekend. According to industry insiders' prediction, the new Potter film could also surpass the US opening weekend record of $158 million.

Since 2001's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the Harry Potter movies have earned more than $6 billion in global revenue.

 

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