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Harry Potter IMAX Grosses $20 Million

Film Reaches New Milestone for a Digitally Re-Mastered 2D Release

By (BI) Susanna Daniel

NEW YORK -- IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures announced this week that “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The IMAX Experience” has grossed more than $20 million, becoming the first digitally re-mastered 2D IMAX release to reach the milestone.

The IMAX release has now grossed a total of $20,033,758 million worldwide for a cumulative per screen average of $188,998.

The film has shown strong legs since debuting in IMAX theaters, setting numerous records for a Hollywood simultaneous release, including biggest three-day opening weekend and highest per screen average.

The box office success demonstrates the growing consumer enthusiasm for Hollywood films that have been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience.

Of the seven films that grossed more than $200 million for 2005, three were simultaneously released in IMAX's format: “Batman Begins,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”

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