THE AVENGERS Adds $103 Million To Its Gross From Home Media Sale During First Five Days

THE AVENGERS Adds $103 Million To Its Gross From Home Media Sale During First Five Days

This box office juggernaut is not slowing down on home media market either. The Joss Whedon-helmed superhero ensemble The Avengers has made over $100 million on Blu-ray and DVD during its first five days...

Yes, we knew that The Avengers was going to do big business on Blu-ray and DVD. Still, the numbers have arrived, and they are big. The home media market is not what it used to be, though that shouldn't be a problem for Joss Whedon & Marvel's superhero team-up of a lifetime. The Avengers was released on September 25th in US, and during its first five days (Sep. 25 - Sep. 30), the film managed to make around $103 million. Of course, the Blu-ray sale played a major part in this. According to The Numbers, it sold 3,389,726 units which equals to $67.6 million. Plus, it sold 2,086,751 DVD units ($35.4 million).

Quite something, huh? And this is just the first week. Have you picked up your copy yet? Anyway, now that The Avengers have finally assembled, Marvel Studios is gearing up for Iron Man 3, followed by Thor: The Dark World.

Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”--the super hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, & directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble on May 4, 2012. The film is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to "Marvel's The Avengers," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013; and “Thor 2” on November 8, 2013.

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jydme - 10/12/2012, 6:47 PM
got my copy. :)
PartialSoul - 10/12/2012, 6:49 PM
Got My Copy Also ... We're Awesome.
CorronZenith30 - 10/12/2012, 6:55 PM
Not as awesome as u 2 yet :-) getting the box set for Christmas
marvel72 - 10/12/2012, 6:56 PM
i've spent too much on the avengers already,i've got the steelbook copy from hmv & a u.s import copy which was uncut,audio commentary,second screen & a 15 minute arse kissing segment.

not that much better than the uk release,if i actually want to see a feature length making of i probably have to buy the sainsbury edition on wait for the tesseract brief case collection.
RaMan - 10/12/2012, 6:57 PM
Got my copy too!!!!!

seen it 15 times already and in Blueray, 3D, DVD, Digital, etc.!!
Jollem - 10/12/2012, 7:00 PM
drwalle - 10/12/2012, 7:03 PM
shit movie.....just kidding. Just want to be like my hero Grif.
jimpinto24 - 10/12/2012, 7:09 PM
I have my copy of The Avengers! The best comic book movie of all time!
thewonderer - 10/12/2012, 7:10 PM
Shit movie
TheAmazingSpiderMan47 - 10/12/2012, 7:10 PM
@Hulk2008 .... nice shirt bro ... representing steeler nation well
TheAmazingSpiderMan47 - 10/12/2012, 7:11 PM
@thewonderer ... please step into my office
you're fired :P
Gary8264 - 10/12/2012, 7:17 PM
Got my copy, daughter took it, so went and got my copy again.... hahahahaha
"Make Mine Marvel"
Tony93 - 10/12/2012, 7:18 PM
I can only watch the second half of the film more than once..
the first half is completely boring.
Tony93 - 10/12/2012, 7:18 PM
well not all of the first half LOL
YoDawg - 10/12/2012, 7:24 PM

GoILL - 10/12/2012, 7:29 PM
Got the blu-ray combo pack day one.
Jollem - 10/12/2012, 7:33 PM
@YoDawg - if you think that comment was bad, you should check out the rabid, intense hatred for tdkr and nolan in general. just search for "nolan" or "tdkr" in the search box. vile, poisonous stuff by the truckloads :)
TheAbomination - 10/12/2012, 7:33 PM
Goddamn! Even in home media sales, this movie is still making a shit-ton of money!!
OnLeatherWings - 10/12/2012, 7:34 PM
Got mine! Although I think 15 times is a bit excessive lol
Danbojohnj - 10/12/2012, 7:36 PM
DrDoom - 10/12/2012, 7:36 PM
ChadSuplee - 10/12/2012, 7:39 PM
I bet, not one member of this website has a girlfriend.
SageMode - 10/12/2012, 7:40 PM
This movie is a beast. Phase 2 is only gonna get more beastin.

Youre Nolanite-ish disposition is hilarious. Keep it up. Youre doing an excellent job.
jessepostal - 10/12/2012, 7:52 PM
Did anyone else get the 3d combo for $19.99 from amazon?? i got a rebate from them a few days after i received it(release day) it was $30 something originally but got ten bucks back because target had a misprint in there circular and amazon wanted to match the price
InFamouslyCool - 10/12/2012, 7:54 PM
marvel72 - 10/12/2012, 7:56 PM
how is the first half boring?

-loki arrives on earth kills some shield agents

-hawkeye shoots fury.

-loki & hawkeye car chase.

-the destruction of shield base.

-loki shoots helicopter out of sky,fury does a bad ass

-natasha kicks some russian ass.

-natasha banner scene in india.

-steve rogers punch bag/flashback scene.

-iron man underwater,flying through city then takes of armour in a cool way at stark tower.

-heli-carrier takes off.

-hawkeye takes out some guards loki gets himself an eye.

-loki vs cap,iron man & widow in a quinjet.

-thor lands on quinjet takes loki from the back of it.

-iron man vs thor in the forest,cap breaks it up

-the hulk changes for the first time.

i think thats about the first half covered,give or take a few minutes.
superotherside - 10/12/2012, 7:58 PM
I got mine! :)
Tymminator - 10/12/2012, 7:59 PM
Awesome movie. I'm far more pleased with the MCU than I am of the new Marvel NOW direction.
Danbojohnj - 10/12/2012, 8:02 PM
@Squaremaster lol,I thought it was Transformers 3 all over again.And bugger all happened for the first half hour,then Ironman fixed a big fan for another half hour,Hulk smashed for about 5 minutes took all suspense away when he just punched that big snake /dragon thingy and killed it with one blow.
Dredd was better.
Maximus101 - 10/12/2012, 8:02 PM
I paid $10 for mine lol I didn't want to waste 25-30 bucks for this movie. I really hope you have not seen this movie 15 times, that's a person with no life indeed.

@sagemode you best hope phase two is good cause all you shit talking won't mean much if it is not good lol

phase one was ok, iron man was amazing and the incredible hulk was awesome, the avengers was decent, captain America was terrible and Thor was meh. That's just me though.
GoILL - 10/12/2012, 8:08 PM
Articles about cbm earningS do nothing but get the same old bullshit started...SMH.
BlueDemon - 10/12/2012, 8:10 PM

At all the Avenger Haters:

nikgrid - 10/12/2012, 8:19 PM
It was ok, better on the second viewing. Haven't bought the Bu-ray yet.
FrozenJoy - 10/12/2012, 8:41 PM
@thewonderer, maxi, and all you Nolanites
FrozenJoy - 10/12/2012, 8:43 PM
I bought the 3D blu-ray combo pact, as you can see in my avatar. So far, I've seen it 30 times of home entertainment.
FrozenJoy - 10/12/2012, 8:45 PM
Though, it's not as many times as I've seen it in the theaters, which was 63 times.
LFANCH - 10/12/2012, 8:49 PM
If every dollar Avengers made was a hot lady, they would of had to title it LFANCH. for copyright reasons.
GoILL - 10/12/2012, 8:50 PM

Do you like Titanic and Avatar?
95 - 10/12/2012, 8:51 PM
Bought it on the first day. Seen it twice a day since. On a 16:9 LED panel, it looks absolutely magnificent. The commentary is brilliant stuff. Put your box office gross betting bias aside, it's a super awesome movie.
FrozenJoy - 10/12/2012, 8:51 PM
Titanic is just ok. Avatar had great graphics.
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