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Monday November 22, 2010 8:14 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Harry Potter Breaks Franchise Record


set a new record for the franchise this weekend – without the help of any 3-D prices.

The penultimate film in the series took in a magical $125 million, beating the previous mark set by 2005’s Goblet of Fire (which debuted to $102.7 million). The movie, which more than doubled what the other Top 10 entries did combined, also found itself ranked sixth on the all-time openers list.

In comparison, Paul Haggis’ did about 5% of what Harry Potter accomplished. That’s the smallest open for Russell Crowe since 2006’s A Good Year.

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  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Warner Bros., $125,017,372 (avg. $30,307)
  2. Megamind, Dreamworks, $16,012,831 (avg. $4237)
  3. Unstoppable, 20th Century Fox, $13,005,855 (avg. $4053)
  4. Due Date, Warner Bros., $8,912,182 (avg. $2760)
  5. The Next Three Days, Liongsgate, $6,452,779 (avg. $2517)
  6. Morning Glory, Paramount, $5,200,233 (avg. $2044)
  7. Skyline, Universal, $3,560,985 (avg. $11235)
  8. Red, Summit Entertainment, $2,483,043 (avg. $1221)
  9. For Colored Girls, Lionsgate, $2,299,956 (avg. $1891)
  10. Fair Game, Summit, $1,455,819 (avg. $3772)

(You can review last week's numbers here.)



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