A leaked financial document reveals that while Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the 9th biggest movie of all time, it still has not yet recouped its original costs.
Deadline published a leaked net profit statement for the fifth movie in the Harry Potter franchise which proves Warner Bros' interest loan repayments have eclipsed the movie's current box office haul of $938.2m.
The studio took out loans to help fund the movie, but interest on the payments stands at $57m - over a third of the original official production budget.
Box Office Mojo lists the movie's official budget figures as $150m, but with the credit crunch hitting hard, interest rates spiralling and a mammoth marketing budget, it looks like this is one predicament the Boy Wizard can't magic himself out of.
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