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Box-Office Update: 'DH: Part 1' snatches $61.2 million opening day

  November 20, 2010 at 9:43 PM ET
  Jeremy     HPANA (via Box-Office Mojo)
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Preliminary box-office reportsopens in new window are showing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 opening-day haul to be $61.2 million, the most in the franchise thus far.

The film is also on pace to make an attempt at the all-time November box-office record, chasing Twilight: New Moon which brought in $142.8 million.

Here is a breakdown of the past Potter movies opening weekends:

  • Sorcerer's Stone: $90 million
  • Chamber of Secrets: $88 million
  • Prisoner of Azkaban: $93 million
  • Goblet of Fire: $102 million
  • Order of the Phoenix: $77 million
  • Half-Blood Prince: $77 million

Check back on Sunday for a full box-office weekend report, as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 attempts to make box-office history.


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