Much of the world has already seen “The Avengers” (some fans have no doubt viewed it multiple times already), and U.S. fans are now finally getting the chance to catch up with the Marvel superheroes. The teaming of Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johnasson), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and the rest is proving irresistable to filmgoers worldwide. The combination of international box office and domestic pre-sales has already made the Joss Whedon-directed film one of the year’s biggest hits — some are estimating that “The Avengers” will rack up over half a billion dollars by the end of the weekend. That’s power.
Watch the video from Crackle here.
As for the rest of this week’s list…
May 4, 2012
1. “The Avengers” (Last time: No. 1)
2. “The Hobbit” (Last time: Not ranked)
10. “Iron Man 3” (Last time: No. 7)