May 7th, 2012
02:45 PM ET
The star-studded "Avengers" cast must be celebrating, as the superhero blockbuster brought in over $200 million at the box office over the weekend.
Surely chump change to someone like Tony Stark, but “The Avengers” definitely jump-started this season’s summer movie lineup, not to mention nabbing the title of highest grossing domestic release of all time.
If the record-breaking numbers weren’t enough, moviegoers poured out of the theaters raving about it, despite the New York Times' lukewarm film review.
“Frame by frame, we see that these characters are ordinary people with extraordinary powers,” he said. “In the movie, we feel like we are getting to know the characters as much as you do in the comic books, and because of that you have a great story.”
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