The last part of “Harry Potter” film beat the attendance record for a first day of operation in North America, collected $ 92.1 million on Friday, according to an estimate of Warner cited by the Los Angeles Times on Saturday.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2″ out Wednesday and Thursday in Europe, Asia,landed on North American screens Friday.
With 92.1 million dollars in revenues estimated for the single day of Friday, the latest installment of the adventures of the wizard has smashed the previous record set in 2009 “Twilight – Chapter 2: temptation,” which had garnered 72.7 million for its first day of operation.
The end of the saga had already broken the attendance record on Friday for the first midnight screening in North America, collecting $ 43.5 million. The previous record, 30 million, was held by “Twilight – Chapter 3: Eclipse” (2010).
Now the movie is on course to beat the record also the best first weekend of operation of all time.
The defending champion is the latest episode of the adventures of Batman, “The Dark Knight” 2008
had amassed some $ 158 million for its first weekend on the screens.