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DARK KNIGHT RISES FINAL: $160,887,295

July 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. has released the final weekend box-office figure for The Dark Knight Rises. It’s $160,887,295, setting a record for the biggest gross for a 2D movie. It’s also the third best opening among all films after The Avengers with $207,438,708 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 with $169,189,427. It was clear […]

FINAL WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

July 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The entire U.S. box office this past weekend didn’t earn as much as a single film did during the same weekend a year ago. Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II in 3D opened with $169.2 million after taking in $91.1 million in a single day. By contrast, all of the films […]

MTV MOVIE AWARDS SPREADS AWARDS AROUND

June 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

At the quirky MTV Movie Awards, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 won the Golden Popcorn award for movie of the year but The Hunger Games took the most awards, including best female performance (Jennifer Lawrence) and best male performance (Josh Hutcherson). Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 won for […]

THE AVENGERS‘ FIRST DAY: $80.52 MILLION

May 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Avengers counted $80.52 million in ticket sales on Friday, its first day in domestic bliss. That figure for the Disney/Marvel superheroes blockbuster was topped only by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2‘s opening day gross of $91,071,119 last year. But 48 percent of the Potter movie’s first-day take came from midnight screenings, […]

“THE PEOPLE” NAME THEIR FAVORITE MOVIES

January 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The People’s Choice Awards, the entertainment industry’s only major popularity contest, named Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II favorite movie of 2011. It also received awards for favorite action movie, movie ensemble, and book adaptation. Johnny Depp and Emma Stone received the favorite actor and actress awards. Among other awards, Water for Elephants […]

APES RISE AGAIN ON DVD, BLU-RAY

January 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Rise of the Planet of the Apes rose again to the top of the DVD sales charts last week, according to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert. Disney/DreamWorks’ The Help placed second on the list, followed by Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2. None of these had any significant competition from Final […]

PARAMOUNT AT BOX-OFFICE PEAK

December 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For the first time in more than a decade, Paramount Pictures is ending the year as the box office champion. The strong showing of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, which took in $46.2 million over the Christmas holiday pushed Paramount’s receipts over the top to $1.86 billion for the year (as of Dec. 25). That put […]

SHOPPERS GIVING DVD’S AS XMAS GIFTS

December 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

DVDs that can be presented as gifts were the top sellers last week, which included Black Friday. According to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert, the top seller for the week was Warner Home Video’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2. It was the third straight week that the hit movie — which grossed […]

HARRY POTTER FINALE LIFTS TIME WARNER

November 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Time Warner’s earnings for the third quarter came in ahead of analysts’ predictions today (Wednesday), thanks mainly to the magic of Harry Potter. The company’s Warner Bros. unit reported its best quarter in history with profit up an extraordinary 153 percent, much of it coming from ticket sales for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: […]

HARRY’S SORCERY UNDIMINISHED AS HALLOWS EARNS $125M

November 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 may not have set a box office record over the weekend, but it did earn a massive $125.1 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday. It was by far the most any Harry Potter movie has ever earned over an opening weekend. The closest previous result was […]

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