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'Quantum' UK box-office record set to be broken by Potter

20-Nov-2010 • Quantum Of Solace

The latest Harry Potter movie looks set to smash UK cinema box office records, according to studio estimates, reports the BBC.

Warner Bros said Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 took £5.9m on Friday and £6.6m on Saturday.

This already breaks previous records of biggest Friday, biggest Saturday and biggest single day.

With Sunday estimates of £4.9m it is on course to beat the previous record of £15.3m for a three-day opening, held by the James Bond film Quantum of Solace.

In the US, the latest Harry Potter film took an estimated 125m (£78.2m) on its opening weekend.

It is the best opening weekend in the US for the film series' history.

In the UK, the previous record for the biggest Friday was held by Quantum of Solace at £4.9m.

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