‘The Avengers’ Posts Huge Global Box Office!

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ALTDisney’s “The Avengers” opens on Friday, May 4 in North America, but has already opened huge with $178.4 million in 39 international territories. With an expected North American debut weekend that should easily top the $100 million mark, the film is destined to be one of the highest grossing films of the summer and the year!

Data below courtesy of Disney International:

MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS (Marvel Studios) began its record-breaking worldwide rollout opening in 39 international territories representing 70% of the international marketplace. The film opens in the U.S. on May 4th.

Estimated international cume through 4/29 is $178.4 MILLION.

International Highlights:
• Biggest opening weekend ever in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Central America, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, New Zealand, The Philippines.
• Biggest opening days in New Zealand, Taiwan, Iceland & Malaysia
• Opened #1 in every market.

Key Territories
UK $24.7M
Australia $19.7M
Mexico $15.9M
Korea $12.9M
France $12.7M
Brazil $11.3M
Italy $10.4M
Taiwan $7.7M
Spain $7.3M
Germany $6.7M
Philippines $6.5M
HK $4.6M
Other $38.0M
Total $178.4M

Details by key territory

Australia – represents the 2nd highest opening weekend of all-time and the highest Disney and Marvel opening weekend ever.
Korea – represents the 5th highest western opening weekend of all-time and the highest Disney and Marvel opening weekend ever.
Taiwan – represents the highest openingweekend of all-time!
Hong Kong – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Malaysia – highest opening weekend of all-time!
New Zealand – highest opening weekend of all-time!
The Philippines – highest opening weekend of all-time! The Saturday was the highest grossing single day in history!
Vietnam – 2nd highest opening weekend of all-time and highest Disney/Marvel opening weekend ever.
India – 3rd highest western opening weekend of all-time and highest Disney/Marvel opening weekend ever.

UK – represents the highest superhero opening ever and highest Disney 3-day opening weekend ever

Argentina – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Brazil – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Mexico – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Ecuador – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Central America – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Peru – highest opening weekend of all-time!
Bolivia – highest opening weekend of all-time!

Other points of note
This weekend number does not include any GBO for China, Russia or Japan. China and Russia open next week while Japan opens in August.

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