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‘Harry Potter’ Sells Out 350-Plus Theaters

‘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. 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, ahead of “Ice Age 3” (10%) and “Transformers 2” (5%).

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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.


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