DHAKA: ‘The Avengers’ kept packing its amazing box-office punch, industry data showed, breaking records and powering its way on the top at North American box offices for a third week.
The comic book superhero blockbuster made US$55.1 million over the weekend in North America, said box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.
The film has become the highest-grossing movie in Walt Disney Studios history with global earnings exceeding US$1 billion, according to industry website IMDb.
‘The Avengers’, which include ‘Iron Man’, the ‘Incredible Hulk’, ‘Captain America’ and ‘Thor’, was directed by cult favourite Joss Whedon in collaboration with Marvel Comics and made for an estimated US$220 million.
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Edited by Robab Rosan, Cultural Affairs Editor