Could anyone have been expected to beat out the finale to the "Harry Potter" series at the box office? Many tried, and some came close, but "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" managed to take the lead. Find out what else audiences flocked to at cinemas worldwide with the top 10 highest-grossing films of 2011.
The grand finale of the Harry Potter franchise takes first place with $1.3 billion worldwide and grossing a staggering $169 million in its opening weekend. UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh