'Half-Blood Prince'
'Half-Blood Prince'

'Half-Blood Prince' grosses $22.2 million at midnight

  July 15, 2009 at 8:17 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via Variety)
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The juggernaut that is Harry Potter continues to take in money at U.S. box offices. With the latest movie, Half-Blood Prince, opening in movie theaters across the country last night ticket sales have soared, so much so that the movie had the biggestopens in new window midnight gross of all-time in earning $22.2 million on Wednesday.

According to Variety the movie beat the $18 million earned by The Dark Knight and the $17 million by Star Wars: Episode III. This year's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which also opened on a Wednesday, grossed $16 million in midnight runs.


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