Marvel Avengers Assemble takes £15.8m in UK opening weekend

Katie Roberts

By Katie Roberts

May 1st 2012 at 11:54AM
Marvel Avengers Assemble takes £15.8m in UK opening weekend

Biggest opening for a superhero movie in the UK of all time.

Marvel's Avengers Assemble took an impressive £15.8 million at the UK box office at the weekend - making it the biggest Disney three-day opening of all time and the biggest superhero movie opening of all time.

The film - which was also the second biggest four-day weekend ever (behind Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with £16.5 million) - has already taken more than the entire UK box office runs of The Hulk (£8.29m), Captain America (£9.5m) and Thor (£14.05m).

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