Sixth Harry Potter Movie Sets a New Global Sales Record
The latest movie installment in the Harry Potter franchise, "Half-Blood Prince", has set a new global opening record. The movie earned as much as 396.7 million US dollars in the first few days, starting from Wednesday. In the US and Canada, the movie earned $159.7 million and $237 million in the rest of the world.
Veronika Kwan-RubinekWith many countries yet to open, these already outstanding box office numbers are another testament to the universal appeal of J.K. Rowling’s stories and the remarkable work of everyone behind the Harry Potter films.
The most selling international markets were Britain with $32.4 million, Germany with $23 million and France with $20.2 million.
It has been considered if the new movie in the franchise is going to break the 1 billion dollar milestone. The closest one has been "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", which earned a total of $975 million.