Twilight in Guiness World Records 2010
Congratulations to Catherine Hardwicke for making the 2010 Guiness World Records as the Highest Grossing Movie by a Female Director.
From wizards and superheroes to vampires and Vulcans, this was a fantastic decade for Hollywood and Guinness World Records was there to capture it all," said Craig Glenday, Editor-In-Chief, Guinness World Records. "If you want to get a glimpse beyond the tabloids to learn about your favorite celebs or happen to be a pop-culture trivia buff, this year's book is the ultimate compendium of Hollywood facts and figures." Harry Potter has cast a spell on millions of fans and created magic for its stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson who continue to ride the meteoric success of the film franchise straight to the bank picking up Guinness World Records along the way. Radcliffe is the "Highest-Grossing Actor of the Decade", raking in an average of $558 million per film. Watson, on the other hand, earned the record for "Highest Average Box-Office Gross for an Actress". She has been in six movies that have grossed an average of $753.7 million each. When it comes to some of the biggest movies of the decade, Guinness World Records has it covered. JJ Abram's re-imagination of Star Trek made it into this year's book as the "Most Downloaded Movie Trailer (24 Hours)" with 1.8 million downloads on Apple.com in the first day and more than five million in its first five days of release. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, has captured the hearts and wallets of millions while claiming the record for "Highest-Grossing Movie By A Female Director".
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