Launching in 2001 with Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, the Wizarding World film series has become one of the most successful and beloved franchise’s of all-time! With a total of ten films released, including the first two Fantastic Beasts movies, the Wizarding World franchise has collected a worldwide box-office total of $9.18 billion – making it the third most successful film franchise of all-time behind Star Wars and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
For our latest post on The Blog That Must Not Be Named, we thought it would be fun to rank every film in the Wizarding World franchise by how much it made at the worldwide box-office. Which Harry Potter movie is sitting above the rest? Find out in our ranking below:
10 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald
Worldwide = $654.9 Million
The second instalment of the Fantastic Beasts series only managed to gross $654.9 million worldwide. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald still managed to be a success for the studio, however, negative reviews from fans and critics likely impacted the final number.
9 – Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
Worldwide = $797.4 Million
The third instalment of the Harry Potter series, which also happens to be the favourite among critics, grossed a worldwide total of $797.4 million – making it the least successful Harry Potter movie.
8 – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
Worldwide = $814 Million
The first Harry Potter prequel proved to be a massive success for Warner Bros., grossing a worldwide total of $814 million. While not quite as successful as some of the Harry Potter flicks, this is a great number for the first instalment of a new series.
7 – Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
Worldwide = $879.7 Million
The second Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, continued the success of the first film by grossing a worldwide total of $879.7 million!
6 – Harry Potter And The Goblet of Fire
Worldwide: $896.7 Million
Harry Potter And The Goblet of Fire, the fourth instalment of the Wizarding World franchise, may not be the most popular Harry Potter film among fans and critics, but it still managed to gross a massive $896.7 million globally.
5 – Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
Worldwide = $934.5 Million
Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince proved that the Harry Potter series was only growing more and more popular, grossing an impressive worldwide total of $934.5 million.
4 – Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix
Worldwide = $942.2 Million
Following the massive success of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, director David Yates’ Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix was able to defy expectations and gross a worldwide total of $942.2 million.
3 – Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone/Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone
Worldwide = $974.8 Million
The first chapter of Harry Potter’s story, Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, still stands as one of the franchise’s most successful instalments, with an incredible worldwide total of $974.8 million.
2 – Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 1
Worldwide = $977 Million
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 1, the penultimate chapter of Harry’s story, proved to be a massive success around the globe – grossing a worldwide total of $977 million.
1 – Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Worldwide = £1.3 Billion
Fans of the Harry Potter series were more than willing to pay the price of admission to see the end of Harry’s stopry, so it’s no surprise to see that Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 grossed an outstanding $1.3 billion globally.
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