'Avengers' smashes records, iReporters' expectations
May 7th, 2012
02:45 PM ET

'Avengers' smashes records, iReporters' expectations

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.

According to Cinemascore, many moviegoers felt like Zennie Abraham from Oakland, California, who delivered a sea of compliments in his iReport 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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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. dren lrig

    Don't knock them until you try them. You will be exhaustedly surprised.

    May 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Itsamemario

    Yea glasses and remedial knowledge of video games does not a nerd girl make.

    May 7, 2012 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Måd

    @jeff,
    Who needs social skills when they'll cosplay Miku Hatsune in bed.

    May 7, 2012 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jeff the def

    Nerd girls make fine weenis receptacles, but they're lack of social skills come into the open when you have to introduce them to family and friends.

    May 7, 2012 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse |

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