Box Office Results: "Captain America" Defeats "Harry Potter" | Markets | Minyanville.com
Buh bye, Harry! The First Avenger has made you and Voldemort look like a couple of Muggles. Beyond that, it appears as though the famed patriot is initiating the possible defeat of the Wizarding franchise by the avenging Marvel Universe - with respect to films, theme park attractions and merchandise.
Captain America had the best debut of the summer. As of July 25th, the film had grossed $274.2 million (during a period of only 10 days). It has been projected that The First Avenger could go epic as the top performing movie of the year. Will it receive much critical acclaim? Probably not, as critics usually loath successful family films have relavance in that they uplift the American spirit during lean times.
Can't wait to see Chris Evans reprise the patriot hero in the upcoing Avengers and in the currently planned Captain America sequel.