Marvel's "The Avengers" opened with a $200.3 million dollar weekend -- the biggest domestic debut ever. (Poor "Deathly Hallows, Part 2" got left in the dust with its paltry $169.2 million haul.) While the official tally for the weekend won't be determined until Monday morning, as long as Sunday's estimate holds steady, then "The Avengers" would become the first movie to make over $200 million in a single weekend.

Adding to the $441.5 million overseas take from last week, the superhero blockbuster has now amassed a worldwide total of $641.8 million. Call us crazy, but we smell a sequel. The release of "Avengers" kick-starts the summer movie season, and if a new box-office record is the opening salvo, it will be a hard fought battle for movies like "The Dark Knight Rises."

Check out the full top ten below:

1. "The Avengers," $200.3 million

2. "Think Like a Man," $8 million

3. "The Hunger Games," $5.7 million

4. "The Lucky One," $5.5 million

5. "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," $5.4 million

6. "The Five-Year Engagement," $5.1 million

7. "The Raven," $2.5 million

8. "Safe," $2.47 million

9. "Chimpanzee," $2.39 million

10. "The Three Stooges," $1.8 million

UPDATE: The final numbers are in. "The Avengers" racked up a jaw-dropping $207.1 million over the weekend.
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