Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 has now become the top-grossing release of 2011 in all categories- domestic box office, international box office and worldwide box office- Warner Bros. announced today. As of August 8, the film had earned $344.8 million domestically and $801.5 million internationally, for an astounding worldwide box office gross of $1.146 billion, making Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the third-highest-grossing film worldwide of all time.
Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, President of International Distribution, stated, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 can truly be called a global phenomenon. The filmmakers and cast, who dedicated their talents to the success of these films for over a decade, share in this piece of cinema history. We congratulate and thank them all.”
“This is another incredible milestone for the last chapter of this historic film series, and for the Harry Potter franchise as a whole," said president of domestic distribution, Dan Fellman. "In a crowded and very competitive summer, it is a tribute to both the film and the people behind it that moviegoers are still turning out to enjoy it—whether for the first time or for a repeat viewing.”