Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Takes Down The Twilight Saga

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In what will likely be the first of many records set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, the film has knocked The Twilight Saga out of a number-one perch.

The final adventure for Daniel Radcliffe and company $43.5 million at midnight screenings Friday morning, demolishing the $30 million mark set by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

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Harry cleared $90 overall yesterday, blowing by the $72 million record by The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Look for it to gross over $180 million before the weekend is over, which would move it past The Dark Knight and prove once and for all:

Movie goers prefer wizards to vampires and mayhem-causing superheroes.

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