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The Avengers' record-breaking opening weekend: By the numbers

It took a prickly crew of superheroes to topple the record for the biggest domestic box-office opening of all-time. Marvel's The Avengers, uniting Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, and more, raked in $200.3 million in North America, clobbering the previous opening weekend record set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 last year. A look at how that historic haul breaks down: $200.
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‘The Avengers’ Record Breaking Opening: Inside the Numbers

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

“The Avengers” has scored the biggest domestic opening weekend debut in box-office history, hauling in $200.3 million, according to Walt Disney Co., the company that distributed the The Marvel Studios film. A look inside the numbers... Read Post

The Avengers Demolishes Box Office Records

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (3 years ago)

Joss Whedon's superhero epic The Avengers smashed into the top spot at the box office with $200.3 million, breaking the record for biggest opening weekend of all time. The hotly anticipated action flick took down the previous record... Read Post

Scott Mendelson: Weekend Box Office: Captain America Tops With $66m, Kunis/Timberlake's Friends With Benefits Nets Solid $18.5m, Harry Potter Tumbles Domestically But Dominates Worldwide

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (3 years ago)

Captain America: The First Avenger debuted at number one this weekend, earning a rock-solid $65.8 million. The opening puts it just over Thor ($65.7 million) for the top superhero debut of the year. Read Post


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