Washington (ANI): The first five Harry Potter flicks have
conjured a whopping 4.47 billion dollars worldwide, beating the
likes of smash hit film series 'James Bond' and 'Star Wars' movies.
The Bond series that debuted in 1962 has till now made 4.44 billion
dollars worldwide from 22 flicks. The Star Wars has pulled down
4.23 billion dollars from six flicks since its first release in
1977. However, domestically the Potter series (1.41 dollars) is
still behind Star Wars (2.18 billion dollars).
Warner prexy and chief operating officer Alan Horn said that
there is no common basis of comparison in between the three
franchises. "It's just a fun number. It is not any way to diminish
the box office totals of 'Star Wars' and the Bond movies. The fifth
instalment has grossed more than 900 million dollars thus far, with
just under 300 million dollars coming from domestic B.O. The studio
projects it will generate an additional 20 million dollars to 25
million dollars overseas," Variety quoted Horn, as saying.