Box Office Report: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' Continues Worldwide Sweep

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The eighth installment of the beloved franchise ups its international cume to $355 million on Monday.

In the days following the opening of Warner Bros.' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, the film shows no signs of slowing down.

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The eighth and final film in the series has already smashed records internationally, raking in $312.3 million at the foreign box office over its opening. On Monday, the numbers increased by a staggering $41 million in 59 countries outside the U.S. and Canada.

To date, the international cume has reached $355 million.

In North America, the film boasted an impressive $18 million on Monday, bringing the domestic total to $187.2 million and worldwide cume to an overwhelming $542.3 million. 

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Deathly Hallows –Part 2  is obviously off to the best offshore start of any title in the 10-year Harry Potter franchise. That’s critical since the first seven Harry Potter titles grossed significantly higher amounts offshore than in the U.S. and Canada – of the total of $6.4 billion amassed worldwide, $4.4 billion came from foreign playoff.

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Top overseas franchise earner to date is 2010’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, which grossed $659 million offshore, more than double its domestic take.

 

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