Vampires Prove Little Challenge To Marvel's The Avengers At The Box Office
Reported by Jay Cochran - 08:24 AM 2012.05.14
"Marvel's The Avengers" once again completely dominated the box office this weekend both domestically and internationally. This weekend the movie brought in $103.1 million domestically, easily beating it's newest competition, the Johnny Depp "Dark Shadows" remake which came in second with a estimated take of $28.8 million. Avengers has already brought in over $1 billion worldwide.
"Think Like a Man" dropped to number 3 in it's 4th week with an estimated take of $6.3 million while "The Hunger Games" continues to hang around in the Top 5, this week coming in at number 4 with an estimated take of $4.4 million.
Rounding out the Top 5 this weekend is "The Lucky One" with an estimated take of $4 million.
Right Now Avengers is ranked 11th on the all-time worldwide chart, but is expected to move into 4th place by next weekend behind Avatar, Titanic and Deathly Hallows Part 2.
The ten estimated top-producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, May 13, 2012 include:
1. Marvel's The Avengers: $103,163,000
2. Dark Shadows: $28,805,000
3. Think Like a Man: $6,300,000
4. The Hunger Games: $4,400,000
5 The Lucky One: $4,055,000
6. The Pirates! Band of Misfits: $3,200,000
7. The Five-Year Engagement: $3,100,000
8. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: $2,650,000
9. Chimpanzee: $1,624,000
10. Girl in Progress: $1,350,000