'Deathly Hallows' Hauls In Over $50 Million On Thanksgiving Weekend
November 29th, 2010 8:16am EST
The magic of Harry Potter continues to draw in the crowds at the box office - The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 has conjured up a spellbinding five-day gross of $76.3 million to land the fourth best Thanksgiving weekend in history.
The latest installment in the boy wizard franchise, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, hauled in $50.3 million from Friday to Sunday, in addition to the $26 million it raised last Wednesday and Thursday.
The bumper holiday figures take the movie's 10-day tally to $220.4 million - setting another record as the 10th best 10-day gross ever.
New animated Disney musical Tangled debuts at number two on the box office chart, scoring $49.1 million over the weekend, while Megamind trails in third place with $12.9 million.
Three other new entries failed to entice audiences - Christina Aguilera and Cher's movie musical Burlesque debuts at four with $11.8 million, while Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway's Love & Other Drugs opens at six ($9.9 million), and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Faster takes seventh place ($8.7 million).