The Avengers continued to destroy box office records this weekend. According to Disney’s estimates, the Marvel blockbuster took in $103.2 million in its second weekend, surpassing Avatar‘s previously held record of $75.6 million.
This brings Joss Whedon’s juggernaut to $373.2 million in US earnings; worldwide, the film has now crossed the billion dollar mark in just 19 days, another record. Tim Burton’s soap opera adaptation Dark Shadows opened in second place, pulling in just under $29 million.
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