“The Avengers”, which is a superhero movie that includes the characters of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and Hulk, came out last week and has already broken a record. The movie beat the domestic revenue record on opening weekend which was previously held by “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″. “The Avengers “made $200.3 million over the weekend and Harry Potter did only $169.2 million in its opening weekend.
“The Avengers” made $151.5 million overseas, which brings its worldwide total to 641.8 million since the movie opened a week and a half ago. The top five movie of the weekend were “The Avengers”, “Think Like a Man”, “The Hunger Games”, “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” and “The Lucky One”.
This is just the beginning of the busy summer movie season and next week is Johnny Depp’s turn with his movie “Dark Shadows”.