You read that right. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 has grossed an estimated $95 million in advance ticket sales, already, in North America, alone. The film was released theatrically in Australia, today.
To estimate global earnings, at this point, here are our calculations:
North American Advanced Ticket Sales(not estimated): $25 million
Advanced Ticket Sales in other countries (estimated): $30 million
Theatrical Sales in Australia (estimated): $20 million
Future Advanced Ticket Sales(estimated): $20 million
Total: $95 million
According to our calculations, this means that the film has already grossed $95 million, 12 hours prior to the global release.
Catch the film in theatres globally this Friday.