(LOS ANGELES) — It was only a matter of time, but Marvel’s The Avengers is now the biggest movie of the year to date.
Through Tuesday, the superhero film has earned $389.5 million at the domestic box office, according to Hollywood.com. The total eclipses that of The Hunger Games, which raked in $387.9 million.
The Avengers currently ranks ninth all-time at the worldwide box office and 13th all-time at the domestic box office. It has earned $1.036 billion globally.
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