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"The Avengers" Breaks $1 Billion Worldwide

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"The Avengers" superhero blockbuster dominated the box office again this weekend earning $1 billion worldwide and breaking the record for the biggest second-week ever.

The movie trumped second-week sales of 2009's "Avatar," the former record holder, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Domestic box office sales hit $373.2 total. The Marvel Studios film, which is distributed by Disney, earned $103.2 this weekend and more than $207 during its record-breaking debut.

Warner Bros.' "Dark Shadows," opened in second place with $28.8 million.

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