After its second weekend in theaters, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” has surpassed half a billion dollars at the global box office. The film has so far earned 161 million dollars domestically and 344 million dollars internationally. The Harry Potter spinoff is based on the J.K. Rowling book of the same name. The author also wrote the screenplay. Warner Bros. and Rowling have already promised that "Fantastic Beasts" will be a series of five films. The movie has received mostly positive reviews from critics, with a 76 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.