The Hangover Part II," Warner Bros.2011

LOS ANGELES: Thanks to the final Harry Potter blur and the abominable ball "The Hangover Part II," Warner Bros.  racked up $4.7 billion common in 2011, the flat appear on Friday.

That's a affected sum, but Warner Bros. did accept to abandonment its box-office acme to battling Paramount, which grossed $5.17 billion this year.

It additionally avalanche abbreviate of the $4.8 billion the flat generated in the antecedent year. However, in a absolution touting the announcement, Warner's addendum that 2011's gross makes it the aboriginal flat to
anytime beat $4 billion globally for three after years.

Domestically, the flat fabricated arctic of $1.83 billion.

Foreign markets connected to be a antecedent of backbone for Warner Bros., with the flat earning $2.87 billion internationally aftermost year on a tentpole abundant slate that included new installments of its Final Destination and Sherlock Holmes franchises.

"Our 2011 slate saw a ample ambit of hits that amid comedy, action, suspense, and, of course, a little magic," Jeff Robinov, admiral of Warner Bros. Picture Group, said in a statement. "We allotment these successes with our assembly partners, as able-bodied as all those who formed so hard, not alone to accomplish the movies but to accompany them to a common audience."

Leading the backpack for the studios was its adieu to the its mega-grossing boy astrologer saga, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2," which becoming added than $1.33 billion worldwide. Joining it in the hit cavalcade were "The Hangover Part II" ($586 million, worldwide), "Horrible Bosses" ($215 million, worldwide), "Final Destination 5" ($164 million, worldwide), "Crazy, Stupid, Love." ($148 million, worldwide), and "Contagion" ($141 million, worldwide), and "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," which has grossed $286 actor common to date.

Less acknowledged were "Green Lantern," the adjustment of the banana book series, which garnered a blah $219 actor common on a $200 actor budget, and "Happy Feet 2," which flapped its way to an underwhelming $122 actor on a $140 actor budget.

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