Due to such good ratings of Deathly Hallows-Part 2, this does not come as such a surprise. Via hypable.com, Digital Spy announced on December 22, 2011 in a reader poll, Deathly Hallows-Part 2 was the favorite film if 2011.
Digital Spy said this:
Digital Spy readers’ top five movies of 2011 are:
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2 : 25.5%
- The Inbetweeners Movie : 13.1%
- The King’s Speech : 11.5%
- Bridesmaids : 10.0%
- Black Swan : 5.8%
In keeping with the movies top five list, Colin Firth and Daniel Radcliffe occupy the first two places for favorite actor of 2011, Black Swan’s Natalie Portman was the most popular pick for female actress.
Elsewhere, The Twilight Saga:Breaking Dawn-Part 1 emerged as the top choice for readers’ worst film of 2011. The penultimate Twilight movie debuted in November to poor critical reviews but has still grossed more than $650 million at the worldwide box office.
This reporter hopes that the Oscar voters only can see what all of us see, the Harry Potter franchise is not only life-changing but a rewarding and timeless classic. Happy or Merry Christmas to all those Potterheads who celebrate.