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THE AVENGERS‘ FIRST DAY: $80.52 MILLION

May 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Avengers counted $80.52 million in ticket sales on Friday, its first day in domestic bliss. That figure for the Disney/Marvel superheroes blockbuster was topped only by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2‘s opening day gross of $91,071,119 last year. But 48 percent of the Potter movie’s first-day take came from midnight screenings, […]

COWBOYS, ALIENS AND CAPTAIN AMERICA SMURFED ON FRIDAY

July 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Who wudda smurfed it? The Smurfs was the top movie at the box office on Friday, smurfing in an estimated $13.3 million and smurfing out Cowboys and Aliens, which had been favored to win but ended up in second place with around $12.99 million. Captain America, which many predicted would wind up in second place, […]

DEATHLY HALLOWS PT. 2 SETS FRIDAY RECORD

July 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 grossed $92.1 Friday night, the largest domestic take of all time, far surpassing the previous Friday record of $72.7 million set by The Twilight Saga: New Moon in its debut in 2009. The figure includes $43.5 million from midnight grosses, also a record. (It’s presently […]