BOX OFFICE: AVENGERS ASSEMBLE Earns £2.5M In The UK; Demand At An All-Time High
The Avengers have assembled in the UK and the superhero ensemble has become the third highest Thursday opening ever as well as selling so many tickets that more and more screens are being added in order to meet demand.
Marvel Avengers Assemble has continued breaking box office records with an amazing £2.5 million opening in the UK yesterday. This has made Joss Whedon's film the third biggest Thursday opening ever and cinemas have been met with such a huge demand, they have added additional screening after sell out showings yesterday.
1) STAR WARS III: REVENGE OF THE SITH - May 19th 2005: £3,509,547.
2) HARRY POTTER AND ORDER OF THE PHOENIX - July 12th 2007: £3,486,348.
3) AVENGERS ASSEMBLE - April 26th 2011: £2,547,617
Meanwhile, UK critics have come out in droves to praise Avengers Assemble. The Sun call the film "phenomenal" and give it 5*. "Avengers Assemble has emerged as the smartest, wittiest, and most unapologetically entertaining comic-book adaptation of the modern era," says The Times in their 5* review. In three more 5* reviews, The Sunday Mirror praises it as, "fantastic superhero entertainment," while Heat calls it "supremely entertaining," and Nuts add, "All kinds of awesomeness goes down!"
Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye
Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Ramanoff/Black Widow
Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson
Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill
Tom Hiddleston as Loki
RELEASE DATE: April 26th, 2012. (UK) May 4th, 2012. (US)
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