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Harry Potter Smashes Box Office Opening Day Record


Jul. 16 2011, Updated 8:34 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

Harry Potter has worked his magic again. The new and final film in the Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, raked in a record breaking $92.1 million on its opening day.

The movie smashed the box office record for the largest single day gross when it was released on Friday. The previous record-holder was The Twilight Saga: New Moon which took in $72.1 million.

When the final numbers are in, the movie is expected to unseat The Dark Knight for the best opening weekend ever.

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