The Avengers Breaks $1 Billion Across the Globe

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The Avengers soared to new heights over the weekend, blowing past the $1 billion barrier internationally and once again finishing atop the box office in the United States.

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The superhero blockbuster set another record in the process, finishing with the highest second weekend box office haul in Hollywood history: $102.3 million. Avatar had held the previous mark.

It also set the pace by becoming the fastest film to ever earn more than $300 domestically, accomplishing the feat in nine days. Sorry, The Dark Knight. It's now second place for you.

Here's a look at the top five biggest earners from the weekend:

  1. The Avengers: $103.2 million
  2. Dark Shadows – $28.2 million
  3. Think Like A Man: $6.3 million
  4. The Hunger Games: $4.4 million
  5. The Lucky One: $4.0 million
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