Box Office: 'The Avengers' has No. 1 domestic opening ever [Video]
The film appealed to both young and old, as 50% of the crowd was over the age of 25. Those who saw the movie, which features beloved characters like Iron Man, Captain America and the Hulk, loved it -- assigning it a perfect average grade of A+, according to market research firm CinemaScore.
The movie starring A-listers like Robert Downey Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson didn't disappoint overseas, either, where the picture has already collected $441.5 million in just 12 days of release.
So how did "The Avengers" become a worldwide event at the box office? Check out this week's box office video report for details.
Photo: Robert Downey Jr. stars as Iron Man in "The Avengers." Credit: Walt Disney Studios