Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2 broke records for best midnight debut and largest opening day, both of which were previously held by Twilight films. Potter earned $92.1 million on Friday, crushing The Twilight Saga: New Moon‘s record of $72.7 million.
The film made more money in a single day than Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone, made its entire first weekend ($90.3 million). It’s now certain that Potter will also capture the opening weekend record, currently held by The Dark Knight with $158.4 million. Count on an opening weekend of at least $180 million.