Long Range Forecast: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II' and 'Winnie the Pooh'

Featured Stories - on May 21, 2011 by Phil Contrino

hp7part2forecast.pngWe've added Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows: Part II and Winnie the Pooh to our Long Range Forecast this week. Both films are set to hit theaters on July 15.

There's no doubt that Deathly Hallows: Part II will be very successful, and it will likely be in close competition with Transformers: Dark of the Moon for the title of most successful domestic earner of the summer. Since it's the last installment in the Potter franchise, Deathly Hallows: Part II should see a lot of repeat business from die-hard fans who want to savor the experience as much as they can.

Expectations are modest for Winnie the Pooh. Opening against Deathly Hallows: Part II won't be easy, and the animated flick isn't going to have a huge appeal outside of families with young children.

Check out our predictions from both in the table below.

Kung Fu Panda 2: $105 million/$310 million
The Hangover Part II: $98 million/$255 million


Title Release Date Distributor Opening Weekend Cumulative
Winnie the Pooh Jul 15, 2011 Disney
$8,000,000 $28,000,000
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Warner Bros.
$142,000,000 $330,000,000
Horrible Bosses Jul 8, 2011 Warner Bros. / New Line
$18,000,000 $58,000,000
Zookeeper Jul 8, 2011 Sony / Columbia
$33,000,000 $125,000,000
Monte Carlo Jul 1, 2011 Fox
$9,000,000 $22,000,000
Larry Crowne Jul 1, 2011 Universal
$22,000,000 $85,000,000
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Jun 29, 2011 Paramount / DreamWorks
$115,000,000 $360,000,000
Bad Teacher Jun 24, 2011 Sony / Columbia
$13,000,000 $42,000,000
Cars 2 Jun 24, 2011 Disney
$80,000,000 $305,000,000
Mr. Popper's Penguins Jun 17, 2011 Fox
$20,000,000 $65,000,000
Green Lantern Jun 17, 2011 Warner Bros.
$43,000,000 $120,000,000
Judy Moody And The Not Bummer Summer Jun 10, 2011 Relativity Media
$7,000,000 $23,000,000
Super 8 Jun 10, 2011 Paramount
$42,000,000 $135,000,000
X-Men: First Class Jun 3, 2011 Fox
$70,000,000 $155,000,000

Additional reporting by Daniel Garris and Alex Edghill.

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