The sixth film in the magic film series”Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” broke all previous records for the first five day collections by grossing $396.7 million (Rs 1984 Crore) world wide.
Film buffs say that this is a clear sign that the Harry Potter magic has not lost any of its spell on the audience. In USA and Canada, the fifth film in the series, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” which opened to $139.7 million in 2007 and ended with $938 million worldwide.
“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” earned $159.7 million in the United States and Canada, the sixth-biggest opening for a five-day period. The international component stands at $237 million from 84 markets, also setting a new record. This film has been distributed by distributor Warner Bros.
The old records were held by “Spider-Man 3” in 2007 when its global bow of $381.7 million included foreign sales of $230.5 million.