FARMINGDALE - Many Long Island residents flocked to see "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 " at the Farmingdale Multiplex today. 

Fans say they wouldn't miss this eighth and final installment based on the wildly popular book series written by J.K. Rowling. 

The midnight shows on Friday took in $43.5 million, and the movie's weekend take could eclipse the $158.4 million mark set by "The Dark Knight" in 2008.