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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 05/14/2012

‘The Avengers’ breaks more box office records


Chris Evans, portraying Captain America, left, and Robert Downey Jr., portraying Tony Stark, are shown in a scene from "Marvel's The Avengers." (Zade Rosenthal - AP)
There were a couple anticipated movies released on Friday, but they were no match for “Marvel’s The Avengers,” which has now made more than $1 billion globally. Johnny Depp and Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” came in a distant second, grossing $28.8 million in its opening weekend. Learn more about “The Avengers” and its record-breaking run at Comic Riffs.

Here are the weekend’s top 10 movies at the box office:

1. “Marvel’s The Avengers,” $103.2 million

2. “Dark Shadows,” $28.8 million

3. “Think Like a Man,” $6.3 million

4. “The Hunger Games,” $4.4 million

5. “The Lucky One,” $4.1 million

6. “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” $3.2 million

7. “The Five-Year Engagement,” $3.1 million

8. “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” $2.6 million

9. “Chimpanzee,” $1.6 million

10. “Girl In Progress,” $1.4 million

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