NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — “The Avengers” isn’t playing yet on U.S. movie screens, but the superhero dream team already is a marvel at the worldwide box office.
Final figures from distributor Disney on Monday put the overseas haul for “The Avengers” at $185.1 million since it began opening in 39 markets last week.READ MORE: NYPD Releases Video Of Vandalism Suspect After Crucifix Toppled, Flag Burned At Brooklyn Church
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That’s nearly $7 million more than the studio had estimated Sunday.
Among the revenue highlights for “The Avengers” was $25.5 million in Great Britain, $19.8 million in Australia, $16.9 million in Mexico and $13.9 million in France.READ MORE: Police: 2 Men Shot, Killed At After-Hours Club In Bridgeport, Connecticut
Based on the Marvel Comics series, “The Avengers” cast includes Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Mark Ruffalo as the Incredible Hulk.Teen Killed, 4 Adults Hurt In Bronx Shooting
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