It became the first movie to make more than £5 million on its first day in the UK, and went on to make a record-breaking £23.7 million over its opening weekend.
Here's how the film's takings shaped up around the world, according to the Hollywood Reporter mag.
- UK - £23.7 million
- France - £9.6 million
- Germany - £8.2 million
- Italy - £3.7 million
- Mexico - £2.8 million
- Netherlands - £2 million
- Taiwan - £1.7 million
- Russia - £1.3 million
The fourth film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, has already started shooting, with Mike Newell directing.
It's expected to be in cinemas around November 2005.