HarryPotter And The Prisoner Of Azkabanhas beaten the three-day record for a picture in the UK with £11.5m ($20.1m) inticket sales, passing the £10.8m November 2002 opening weekend of HarryPotter And The Chamber Of Secrets.

Addedto projected grosses for Jun 3, the picture has taken an estimated £14.3m ($25.2m)in its first four days.

WarnerBros figures reveal the picture drew an estimated 510,000 admissions nationwideon its French opening day.

Thiscompares to 133,985 preview admissions and 342,985 first-day admissions for TheSorcerer's Stone in 2001 and 237,146preview admissions and 397,174 first-day admissions for Chamber Of Secrets in 2002.

There were no previews in France for HarryPotter And The Prisoner And Azkaban.