‘Avengers’ smash box office records with $200-M weekend receipts


The Marvel film featuring superheroes Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, and Hawkeye earned a whopping $200.3 million in its opening weekend, setting a new record high. “Avengers” overtook previous record-holder Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, which opened with $169.2 million.

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