Friday, August 5, 2011
'Transformers' & 'Potter' Hit Milestones
'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2' also hit a major worldwide milestone: with $1,038 billion it passed 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' $1,033 billion to become the highest-grossing movie of 2011.
It now ranks sixth on the all-time chart, and it looks guaranteed to pass 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King's' $1.119 billion by the end of the weekend to move up to third place.
It's foreign-only total rose to $713.2 million, making it the fifth movie ever to earn over $700 million overseas.
Here are the Top 10 biggest grossing movies of all time:
10 - The Dark Knight - $1,001.9 billion
09 - Transformers: Dark of the Moon - $1,016.5 billion
08 - Alice in Wonderland - $1,024.3 billion
07 - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - $1,033.7 billion
06 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - $1,038.2 billion
05 - Toy Story 3 - $1,063.2 billion
04 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - $1,066.2 billion
03 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - $1,119.1 billion
02 - Titanic - $1,843.2 billion
01 - Avatar - $2,782.3 billion