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Harry Potter joins $1 billion box office club

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has joined the ultra-exclusive $1 billion club at the box office.

The final installment of the wizarding franchise accomplished a magical fete at the weekend (29-31Jul11) - the movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, has now hauled in more than $1 billion at the box office worldwide, easily making it the highest-grossing film of the series.

The only other movies to accomplish the same money milestone are Titanic, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, The Dark Knight, Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, Toy Story 3, and most recently Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.