“Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince” Biggest Midnight Opening Of All-Time


The world is still enchanted by the magical fantasyland of Harry Potter. After a two-year break, the boy wizard and his pals stormed the box office Tuesday night. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince raked in the biggest midnight gross of all time, earning $22.2 million at the box office, according to early estimate from Warner Bros.

The film — the sixth in the beloved franchise — beat out previous record holders, The Dark Knight and Star Wars: Episode III, which earned midnight grosses of $18 and $17 million, respectively.

Half-Blood Prince raked in $10 million more from midnight screenings than the last Harry Potter feature, The Order of the Phoenix, which opened in the summer of 2007.

Who’s seen the movie already? Is it any good? Let us know.

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