Captain America: The First Avenger Opens Big On Blu-Ray & DVD With $52 Million!

During the first week of release on Blu-Ray & DVD, Joe Johnston-directed comic book adaptation Captain America: The First Avenger took the #1 spot, making around $52 million. More after the jump...



Joe Johnston and Marvel's comic book adaptation Captain America: The First Avenger starring the Chris Evans was released on DVD and Blu-Ray on October 25, and according to The Numbers.com, in its first five days film sold 1.5 million Blu-Ray units ($40 million) and made another $12 million on DVD (726,235 units). More below:





Great numbers indeed. Captain America: The First Avenger made the most out of all superhero movies this year, beating THOR, X-Men: First Class, The Green Hornet and Green Lantern. Hopefully, this is another step forward to the still unannounced sequel.


"Captain America: The First Avenger" focuses on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving.)
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