The Avengers is opening in America May 4, but is already a blockbuster overseas. The Joss Whedon film that stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans, has banked $178 million internationally so far.
The Lorax scored the biggest box office debut of 2012 by earning over $70 million in its first week of release. The second place film, Project X, earned $50 million less than The Lorax with its $20.8 million haul.
Act of Valor won the box office battle, taking the title of most popular movie of the weekend. Tyler Perry's latest, Good Deeds, didn't fare too badly, as it took second place with $16 million.

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