Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince earned $104 million worldwide during its first day in theaters on Wednesday, setting a new record.
The film grossed $58.18 million in North America and $45.85 million overseas on Wednesday.
"Quite simply, we owe this record-breaking opening to the remarkable fans who have stood by us and who stood in line to be among the first to see 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,'" Warner Bros President and Chief Operating Officer Alan Horn said in a statement.
The previous "Harry Potter" movie, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, earned $937 million worldwide total.
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