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‘The Avengers’ Breaks International Box Office Records

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The AvengersWe won’t get to see “The Avengers” stateside until May 4, but as international box office figures start to float in, it’s clear the film will be a blockbuster.

In Australia, “The Avengers” grossed $6 million, making it the second-biggest opening there of all time. (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″ is No. 1 with a $7 million opening.) In New Zealand, it took in $800,000 — no movie has ever opened higher there.

“The Avengers” also scored in Europe and Asia, earning $2.9 million and $3.7 million in France and Italy, respectively. Taiwan and the Philippines reported opening-day sales of $1.2 million and $1.3 million, respectively.

Industry experts predict that the opening weekend for “The Avengers” in North America could bring in more than $150 million. Do you plan to see the Marvel action flick?