darkhorizons.com – The first domestic box-office numbers are in with "The Avengers" pulling in $18.7 million at midnight screenings in theatres all across North America reports the trades. That is about on par with the $18.5 million that "The Dark Knight" took in midnight runs in 2008. That film went on to gross $158.4 million for its opening weekend in the U.S., a number "The Avengers" is expected to match and potentially even exceed. It's a midnight run number easily bigger than any other Marvel Studios movie, but it's not a record breaker.
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