'Deathly Hallows 2' - Biggest Opening Weekend in Philippines with 155 Million in 4 Days


The Final 'Harry Potter' Film - 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2' is making a history globally. The film has now the Biggest Opening Weekend in US with $168.6M beating 'The Dark Knight' with $158+ million. It also has the Biggest Opening Weekend Globally with $475.5 million beating 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'.

Pinoy Potterheads also showed their love for the British Boy Wizard by watching the finale. Last Saturday, 10,000 Pinoys watched the film in SM Mega Mall Cinemas (SM Mega Mall tweet).

Now, Warner Bros. Pictures (Philippines) released the official gross of the film for its first 4 days. This is a history, we can beat the number one film in Philippines - 'SpiderMan 3'. Here is the official statement.

MANILA, July 18, 2011 – Till the end, Filipino fans of “Harry Potter” showered the boy wizard with affection, sending him off in a grand, sensational way.

With an astounding nationwide box office total of P155 million in 4 days, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” shattered multiple box office records in a history-making opening weekend (July 14 to 17). The announcement was made today by Warner Bros. (F.E.), Inc.

Grossing P117.06-M alone in Metro Manila, the penultimate “Harry Potter” film obliterated the following records: biggest opening weekend all-time for a Warner Bros. title (breaking past “Superman Returns”), best opening weekend ever in the “Harry Potter” franchise (surpassing “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”) and highest opening weekend of the year for a Warner title (clobbering “Green Lantern”).

Its IMAX receipts of P14.287-M also broke the all-time biggest IMAX opening weekend record (beating “Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon” at P12.15-M).

The film’s outstanding performance in the Philippines mirrored its phenomenal US bow. “Deathly Hallows – Part 2” earned a stunning $168.5 million at the American box office, which not only is the biggest Harry Potter opening weekend but also broke the industry’s opening weekend record, including holiday weekends. Among the other records broken were single-day box office (Friday at $92.1 million), Friday box office, and opening day box office.

With the film opening day-and-date in 59 territories, the international box office take was a staggering $307 million, making it the biggest international weekend of all time. Led by record-breaking grosses in the UK ($36.6 million) and Australia ($26.7 million), all markets have performed exceedingly well, including Germany ($25.7 million), France ($23.9 million) and Japan ($21.5 million).

Globally, it also broke the IMAX opening weekend record with a worldwide gross of $23.5 million, which includes setting a new record in North America with $15.5 million.

Back in the Philippines, the following cinemas posted the best box office receipts: SM Mall of Asia (P13.14-M including IMAX), SM North EDSA (P10.35-M including IMAX), Trinoma (P8.30-M), SM Megamall (P6.22-M), SM Cebu (P5.38-M including IMAX), Glorietta 4 (P5.36-M), Gateway Cineplex (P4.48-M), Power Plant (P4.16-M), Greenbelt 3 (P3.83-M) and SM Southmall (P3.70-M including IMAX).

Not to be outdone are Eastwood (P3.37-M), Newport (P3.31-M), Alabang Town Center (P3.26-M), Shang Cineplex (P3.03-M), Robinsons Ermita (P2.94-M), Robinsons Galleria (P2.67-M), SM Fairview (P2.48-M), Market Market (P2.47-M), SM San Lazaro (P2.45-M) and Ayala Cebu (P2.26-M).

Here are the other Potter News

Alan Rickman may be 'Harry Potter's' best shot at Oscar (via )

Dave Karger: #HarryPotter film just screened for Oscar voters and I hear they loved it. Could it be the first one to get a Best Picture nomination? (via his Twitter)

The Great Horcrux Hunt! Test your (Harry) Potter prowess! Click here for details! (via FullyBooked)

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2' NOW SHOWING in Philippine 3D and 2D Theatres!!!

Photo by Warner Bros. Pictures


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