Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Avengers passes $600 million domestically

Holy shit! Marvel's The Avengers has exceeded even the wildest expectations and will surpass the $600 million mark at the domestic box office today.  It still has a ways to go to catch the #2 film in America, Titanic, but will actually surpass the film's initial domestic take (Titanic made an additional $58 million from a 3D re-release this year).  It won't surpass Avatar, but can it sink Titanic for the #2 spot?  With a re-release definitely, but for now we'll have to wait and see.

Avengers was the fastest film to $100, 200, 300, 400, and 500 million, doing so within 23 days.  It had taken another month to reach the next milestone, and would need to last through at least July to have a shot at #2. Once the final Dark Knight film is released, though, The Avengers run will likely end.

From ComingSoon.net

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