'Avengers' rings up $103 million in record weekend
LOS ANGELES - Reuters
AP photoBlockbuster action movie "The Avengers," about a team of Marvel superheroes, dominated U.S. and Canadian box office charts for a second straight weekend ringing up a record $103.2 million, studio estimates released on Sunday showed. "Avengers" became the first film in Hollywood history to top $100 million of ticket sales in its second weekend. A week ago, the movie from Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios crushed box office records with a $207.4 million opening. In second place for the weekend, horror comedy "Dark Shadows" pulled in $28.8 million. Romantic comedy "Think Like a Man" finished in third place with ticket sales of $6.3 million. Warner Bros., a unit of Time Warner Inc, released "Dark Shadows." "Think Like a Man" was distributed by Sony Corp's Sony Pictures studio.