July 18, 2011
The last part of the "wizardry franchise", Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 broke all box office records this weekend. Grossing a massive 476 million dollars worldwide, the film is the best showing of all time in its first opening weekend. The previous front-runner was another Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince with 394 million USD. In the US, Harry Potter broke The Dark Knight's opening weekend record with USD 168,6 million vs. 158,4 million of the Heath Ledger movie.