Captain America looks set to beat Harry potter this weekend but will it gross more?

July 26, 2011 1:09 pm 0 comments


Will it gross more…? Probably not but Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The First Avenger opened to an estimated $25.8 million from 3,715 theaters on Friday. The film could earn more than $60 million this weekend domestically.

That means the comic book adaptation topped Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 for the day as the epic finale dropped a large 84% in ticket sales. “Deathly Hallows – Part 2″ added $14.6 million at 4,375 theaters, bringing its domestic total to $240.7 million. On its current pace, the movie may earn about $50 million its second weekend.

The other new wide release, the R-rated comedy Friends With Benefits earned $6.8 million from 2,926 theaters.

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