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"Marvel’s The Avengers" expects to cross the $600 million domestic box office threshold today, becoming one of only three films in history ever to reach this milestone. The super hero film’s global total now estimates at $1,438.3 million, and stands as the #3 film of all time globally and domestically.
"Marvel’s The Avengers" opened in North America May 4 with a staggering $207.4 million--the biggest domestic debut of all time--and has been shattering domestic box office records ever since, including the industry’s all-time second weekend record with $103 million; fastest film to reach $200 million (three days), $300 million (nine days), $400 million (14 days), and $500 million (23 days); and highest Saturday ($69.5 million) and Sunday ($57 million) totals. It's the #4 film of all time internationally with $838.9 million.
Among only 12 films that have grossed $1 billion at the global box office, "Marvel’s The Avengers" is one of five billion-dollar Disney releases, which also include "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest," "Alice in Wonderland," Disney-Pixar’s "Toy Story 3," and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."
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Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”--the super hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012.
In addition to "Marvel's The Avengers," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013; "Thor 2" on November 8, 2013; and the sequel to "Captain America: The First Avenger" on April 4, 2014.