The newest installement of the Harry Potter franchise, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows", debuted with $125 million.
According to ABC News, the movie earned an estimated of $125.1 million on its first weekend which put it at the top of the other Potter movies for opening weekend revenue. The New York Times reported that the movie actually debuted with $330 million worldwide and that it was the second biggest opening for the Harry Potter franchise.
ABC News said the movie played on 4,125 screen across the U.S. topping the previous franchise leader, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." The New York Times reported that Imax showings were on 239 screens and made up $12.4 million of the domestic box office sales.