HBP conjures up $396.7 million in five days
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince continues to put up impressive numbers at the box office. The sixth installment has made $159.7 million domestically since its Wednesday night opening, and added another $237 million worldwide. This brings Potter's total to an impressive $396.7 million in just five days. Compared to its predecessor:
The sixth movie about the young wizard came in $20 million ahead of the last movie, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,' which grossed $139.7 million domestically in its first five days two years ago.
The film had the second-highest start ever for a movie premiering on Wednesday.