It's soon expected to pass "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," which is this year's top grossing movie at $1.03 billion.
With $21.9 million domestically this weekend, "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" climbed to a domestic total of $318.5 million. That tops the franchise's previous best of $317.6 million for "Sorcerer's Stone."
But factoring in higher admission prices, "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" has not caught up to "Sorcerer's Stone" in terms of tickets sold.
James Cameron's 2009 film "Avatar" holds the record for the biggest worldwide box office haul, grossing $2.8 billion. "Avatar" is followed by another Cameron film, "Titanic," which brought in $1.8 billion.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.