David Thewlis and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix courtesy Warner Bros.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
descends today on more than 9,000 screens in 4,285 locations, making it Warner Bros.' widest release ever and the summer's most omnipresent offering since
Pirates of the Caribbean 3
. It also marks the first time a
pic has premiered midweek, affording it a five-day opening. Translation: Abraca
Though the franchise's review-proof fifth entry is garnering some middling reactions from film mavens, RottenTomatoes.com reports that the critical consensus is 74 percent favorable.