Johnny Depp and Dark Shadows No Match for The Avengers at Weekend Box Office

The Avengers challenged box office darling Johnny Depp this past weekend and sent the centuries-old Barnabas Collins straight back to his grave.

Powered by an "A+" CinemaScore and coming off a record-breaking $207.4 million opening weekend, The Avengers assembled another record weekend frame by becoming the first film to top $100 million on its second go-around. The $103.2 million Friday through Sunday tally brings the Marvel Comics and Disney feature's 10-day domestic total to a staggering $373.2 million.

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Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows landed softly in second place with a disappointing $28.2 million bow. It was originally tracking in the $30 to $35 million range in the shadow of The Avengers and ultimately succumbed to massive demand for Marvel's superhero juggernaut. Unfortunately for Warner Bros., Dark Shadows opened much closer to the dynamic duo's Sleepy Hollow ($30.1 million) than their last outing, Disney's
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