6 May 2012 8:28 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The Avengers is the new king of the opening weekend. The superhero movie grossed a unprecendented $200.3 million in its Friday-Sunday box-office debut, its studio estimated. The film is the first to break $200 million in three days. It destroyed the mark held by the previous weekend record-holder, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.  At IMAX theaters alone, The Avengers grossed about $15 million, roughly the same, the company said, as format-champ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. "IMAX had one big issue," IMAX exec Greg Foster said in an email. "We ran out of seats to sell!" After just over a week in release worldwide, The Avengers has grossed »


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