Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Passes The $1 Billion Mark Globally!

<i>Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2</i> Passes The $1 Billion Mark Globally!

In far from surprising news, the final Harry Potter movie has now joined the elite club of movies (which includes The Dark Knight to have globally passed the $1 Billion mark at the box office...

The Hollywood Reporter reveal that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 will pass the $1 billion mark this Saturday, making it the first in the franchise to achieve that. Previously, it was Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone overseas) which held the record as the highest grossing movie in the franchise at $974.8 million.

As of right now, the movie has grossed $296 Million domestically in the US, and $630 million internationally. With another successful weekend expected (despite facing off against Captain America: The First Avenger, The Smurfs and Cowboys & Aliens) it should have no problem hitting the $1 Billion mark.

The site also report that, Deathly Hallows Part 2 becomes the 9th movie in history to gross north of $1 billion worldwide, a club that includes Warners’ The Dark Knight ($1 billion), Disney’s Alice in Wonderland ($1.02 billion) and Disney’s 2011 summer tentpole Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($1.03 billion).

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