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'Harry Potter' sets record w/$125.1M debut

Daniel Radcliffe in a scene from part 1 of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.' (Photo by Jaap Buitendijk / Warner Bros.)

November 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" set a franchise record with $125.1 million domestically over its debut weekend.In overseas countries, the movie also added $205 million, bringing the film's worldwide total to $330 million.

Last week's No. 1 movie, DreamWorks Animation's "Megamind" fell to second place with $16.2 million. Its three-week totaled $109.5 million.

Denzel Washington's true-story thriller "Unstoppable" came in at No. 3 with $13.1 million, and the road trip comedy "Due Date" starring Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis came in at No. 4 with $9.2 million.

"The Next Three Days" starring Russell Crowe debuted weakly at No. 5 with $6.8 million.

1. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," $125.1 million.

2. "Megamind," $16.2 million.

3. "Unstoppable," $13.1 million.

4. "Due Date," $9.2 million.

5. "The Next Three Days," $6.8 million.

6. "Morning Glory," $5.2 million.

7. "Skyline," $3.4 million.

8. "Red," $2.5 million.

9. "For Colored Girls," $2.4 million.

10. "Fair Game," $1.5 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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