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Avengers rings up $103 million in record weekend

Blockbuster action movie The Avengers about a team of Marvel superheroes, dominated US and Canadian box office charts for a second straight weekend ringing up a record $103.2 million, studio estimates released on Sunday showed.

hollywood Updated: May 14, 2012 20:07 IST
The Avengers

Blockbuster action movie The Avengers about a team of Marvel superheroes, dominated US and Canadian box office charts for a second straight weekend ringing up a record $103.2 million, studio estimates released on Sunday showed.

Avengers became the first film in Hollywood history to top $100 million of ticket sales in its second weekend.

A week ago, the movie from Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios crushed box office records with a $207.4 million opening.

In second place for the weekend, horror comedy Dark Shadows pulled in $28.8 million. Romantic comedy Think Like a Man finished in third place with ticket sales of $6.3 million.

Warner Bros, a unit of Time Warner Inc, released Dark Shadows.

Think Like a Man was distributed by Sony Corp's Sony Pictures studio.