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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' heading to blowout opening weekend

MovieTickets.com is reporting over 350 sold out performances worldwide for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” including 216 midnight sellouts in the U.S. alone, according to a report Wednesday morning.

According to the site, the film currently accounts for 61 percent of ticket sales at MovieTickets.com, ahead of “Ice Age 3” (10%) and “Transformers 2” (5%).

Online ticket seller Fandango.com has also reported that Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince is outpacing Transformers 2 in advance ticket sales, representing 65% of daily ticket sales at that site. Advance ticket sales are also outpacing sales for Harry Potter And The Order of the Phoenix at the same point ahead of its release. That film finished its opening weekend with $77.1 and $139.7 for a five-day bow.

Meanwhile, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen just crossed the $300 million mark domestic in its 14th day of release, becoming the second fastest film to ever reach that mark behind The Dark Knight's incredible 10-day record. The $200 million budgeted sequel has amassed $600 million worldwide.

1 comment:

deals said...

I'm very excited for his new movie "half blood prince".