Finally unseating “Philosopher’s Stone”, “Deathly Hallows – Part 1” becomes top grossing “Potter” film internationally

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 today became the top grossing Potter film internationally.  The previous record holder was Philosopher’s Stone:

“The film has earned $657.24 million and counting passing the previous record-holder, 2001’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, which grossed $657 million, the company announced Wednesday.

“It’s tremendously gratifying to reach this benchmark as we enter the final stretch of this remarkable journey,” said Jeff Robinov, President of Warner Bros. Pictures Group.”