To say 'Avengers Assemble' is currently enjoying success would be an incredible understatement. It exceeded all expectations by taking the biggest ever opening weekend in the US — a whopping $207 million (£128 million) - and did it by beating the previous holder of that title, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' by almost $40 million.
Its current worldwide takings mean it's on target to break the $1 billion mark.
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But why is 'Avengers Assemble' about to become one of the most successful films ever? We investigated...
First Marvel's newly founded film wing introduced 'Iron Man' to the world, with a wise-cracking Robert Downey Jr. as its lead back in 2008. A scene following the film's creditsRead More »from Six reasons Avengers Assemble was a huge success