‘Harry Potter’ Sells Out 350-Plus Theaters

A week away from its July 15 release, the sixth installment of the Harry Potter franchise – “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” – is already selling out.

MovieTickets.com is reporting over 350 sold out performances worldwide for “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” including 216 midnight sellouts in the U.S. alone.

The film currently accounts for 61 percent of ticket sales at MovieTickets.com, ahead of “Ice Age 3” (10%) and “Transformers 2” (5%).

What is the greatest film franchise of all-time?
1. Star Wars (45%)
2. Lord of the Rings (22%)
3. Harry Potter (20%)
4. X-Men (7%)
5. Indiana Jones (6%)

Total Votes on MovieTickets.com: 9,545


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  1. Well, looks like I might not be able to get tickets. I will have to go at less popular times. Thank you for giving us all a heads up.

  2. I think I’m going to wait till the weekend after. Let things calm down a bit. I’m definitely going though!

  3. wow… my daughter was planning on going opening night with a friend… Better see if they pre-ordered… lol

  4. Different theatres may handle things in different ways. Good luck to everyone trying to see the movie on opening weekend.