Staff Correspondent : It’s the end of an era, and it’s going out with a bang worthy of a truckload of magical fireworks from Zonko’s: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2” shattered the opening weekend record at the North American box office, industry trackers said Sunday.
Muggles — non-magical people — of all ages handed over a collective $168 million as they flocked to see the eighth and final film in the Harry Potter series.
The haul is $10 million more the previous opening weekend record of $158-million set in 2008 by the Batman film “The Dark Knight.”
“DH-2” had already raked in a record $92.1 million in opening day sales, smashing the previous record held by “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” which took $72.7 million in 2009.
In the finale to one of the most successful film franchises of all time, released in both 2D and 3D versions, the boy wizard takes on the evil Lord Voldemort in a climactic showdown at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It is the second of two movies based on the final book in the wildly successful coming of age Potter series by British author J. K. Rowling.
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint — Potter, Hermione Granger and Ronald Weasley respectively — are accompanied by a cast of big-name British actors that include Alan Rickman as Severus Snape, Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort, and Helena Bonham Carter as Bellatrix Lestrange.
To the delight of fans, many of whom showed up at the movie theater dressed as their favorite Potter characters, the movie also sees a return of most of the secondary personalities from past films.
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