November 29, 2010

'Harry Potter' Brushes Past 'Tangled' Over Thanksgiving Weekend

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As people across the country recover from their Thanksgiving turkey comas, it's clear that moviegoers remained energetic throughout the five-day holiday box-office weekend. Thanks to the combined efforts of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1" and "Tangled," this past weekend was the second-highest-grossing Thanksgiving period on record, second only to last year when "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" and "The Blind Side" battled it out.

"Harry Potter" led the charge, soaring away from the five-day weekend with $76.3 million in its pocket, $50.4 million of which was made during the standard Friday-through-Sunday timeframe. The seventh installment in the beloved novel-turned-film series has earned $220.4 million after two weekends in theaters, an impressive result that's bound to get shattered when the second half of "Deathly Hallows" arrives next summer. Read more>>
Source: MTV News
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