'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2': Moviegoers, Fans React on Twitter
UPDATED: "I just realized my childhood is over," a fan of the "Harry Potter" franchise tweeted.
As the final Harry Potter film continues to dominate at the box office this weekend, fans and moviegoers alike took to Twitter to reflect on the 10-year franchise and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
On Friday, Deathly Hallows Part 2 grossed a record $92.1 million in the domestic box office and is on track to beat The Dark Knight's $158.4 million box office performance in its opening weekend in the U.S. Including international box office receipts, Deathly Hallows Part 2 has already grossed $249.6 million.
Though most people were happy with the way the big-screen franchise ended, there were a few who expected slightly more. Here are how some moviegoers and fans of the J.K. Rowling franchise reacted after seeing the final film:
Lucy (@ToHogwarts): "Harry Potter 7 part 2 is the best movie in the entire [sic] world."
Helena Smith (@HelenaInStereo): "Aw so sad that Harry Potter is now over."
Glen Coco la Flare (@glencocolaflare): "Harry Potter was SOOOOOOOOOOO good but I just lost another part of my childhood."
Perry Scott (@AllTimePerry_P): "Harry Potter was Epic ... I can't describe how awesome that movie was,I was crying at the whole movie."
Zennie Abraham (@zennie62): "Harry Potter was a very good movie, frankly."
Yasmine (@TheBieberVoice): "I just realized my childhood is over... Andy gave away his toys, Hannah Montana gave away her secret, and now Harry Potter ended."
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Mo the Comedian (@MoTheComedian): "I just watched harry potter, bit unrealistic if you ask me, a Ginger with two friends?"
Will Robin (@seatedovation): "So they stuck an intermission in the middle of the movie. Really, Germany? You can sit through Rheingold but not through Harry Potter?"
Bella Johnson (@RihTaughtME): "Harry Potter will remain LEGENDARY. Twitlight is just a phase."
SlytherinIcePrince (@JonasChangedUs): "Harry Potter isn't really over; because the magic that was made from it will live on forever."
Andre (@OfficialJonato): "HARRY POTTER WILL ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART. THANKYOU SO MUCH, J.K. ROWLING."
Angelique Miles (@angeliquemiles): "The Harry Potter movie was really good."
Simba (@MisterGriffiths): "I wanna watch Harry Potter again!!!!"
Poison (@POISON18): "Just left Harry potter it was ok but o don't feel like I should have waited like 8 months for that."
DJ Chris Lake (@djchrislake): "Just back from watching the final Harry Potter movie. Fantastic finale, and really well made. Highly recommended."