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Robert Downey Jr And ‘Avengers’ Cast Ready To Rumble With Stingy Marvel Over Sequel Money And Strong-Arming→

FYI:  The Avengers DVD/Blu-ray release (on Tuesday, 9/25/2012)

Best Buy: 
  • Best Buy Exclusive Collectors Set: Bluray 3D + Bluray + DVD + digital copy + digital music download.  Also includes: an illuminated 3D lenticular case, a hardbound Avengers character guide, a $30 Sideshow collectibles gift card, and a Litho card: $69.99
  • DVD/Blu-ray combo: $19.99
  • DVD only: $16.99
Target
  • 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + digital copy: $24.99
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $19.99
  • DVD only: $16.99
Wal-mart
  • Walmart Exclusive: Blu-ray + DVD + Marvel’s The Avengers graphic novel: combo: $27.96
  • 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + digital copy combo: $29.96
  • DVD/Blu-ray: $24.96
  • DVD only: $19.96 (comes with a free Avengers poster)
Amazon
  • 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + DVD + digital  copy combo: $24.99
  • DVD/Blu-ray combo: $19.99
  • DVD only: $16.99

DVD EXTRAS: ”Assembling the Ultimate Team” featurette and audio commentary by Joss Whedon

BLU-RAY EXTRAS: all of the DVD EXTRAS plus — “A Visual Journey” featurette, deleted scenes (alternate and extended), Marvel One-shot: Item 47, gag reel, Soundgarden music video - “Live to Rise”

NOTE: Best Buy, Target, and Wal-mart all have Avengers-related merchandise sales, including all of the Phase One films on DVD or Blu-ray and the season DVDs for Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (Best Buy).

If you’re undecided as to which version of The Avengers DVD or Blu-ray should you get, here’s a nifty table from Amazon.com that compares the different versions available.

(The special 10-disc Avengers Blu-ray set has been temporarily pulled from the market but will be on sale some time in spring 2013.)

The Avengers will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in North America in two weeks (September 25).

(Source: Amazon)

The Avengers to return this Labor Day weekend at your local North American theaters for a one-week engagement.

Check your local cinemas for air times.

(Source: Facebook)

Other Vulture rankings.→

In other subcategories of Vulture’s rankings list, RDJ was

  • #28 in “Tabloid Target”
  • #15 in “Critics’ Score”
  • #14 in “Magazine Covers”
  • #11 in the “Most Respected”
  • #4 in “Domestic Box Office” and “Overseas Box Office”
  • #2 in “Studio Favorite”
  • #2 in “International Star”
  • #1 in “Studio Value”
  • #1 in “Most Valuable Comedy Stars”
  • #1 in “Most Valuable Action Stars”

The general list also includes fellow Avengers Chris Hemsworth (#21), Jeremy Renner (#57), Scarlett Johansson (#71), and Chris Evans (#90).

ALSO: here’s the methodology that Vulture used in creating this list.

The Avengers on Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack as well as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack — September 25th, 2012:

Special features:

  • Disney’s Second Screen feature
  • Commentary by Joss Whedon
  • Behind-the-scenes featurettes:
    • Assembling the Ultimate Team
    • A Visual Journey
  • Marvel One Shot: Item 47 short film
  • Deleted/extended scenes:
    • Alternate opening: “Maria Hill Interrogation”
    • “Loki and Barton Strategize” (Extended)
    • “Steve Rogers: Man Out of Time”
    • “Nick Fury and World Security Council”
    • Extended viaduct fight (w/raw footage)
    • “Fury and Hill Discuss the World Security Council”
    • “Banner and Security Guard” (Extended)
    • Alternate ending: “Maria Hill Interrogation”
  • Gag reel
  • Soundgarden’s “Live to Rise” music video

(Source: Flix66)

The French and German blu-ray release date for The Avengers is scheduled for August 25 (French) and September 30 (German).

The US release date is likely to fall around the same time frame.

(Source: Blu-ray.com)

The Avengers: Box office factoids.

  • Biggest domestic opening weekend of all time.
  • Fastest film to reach $200M (3 days).
  • Highest Saturday of all time: $69.7M.
  • 8th biggest midnights opening.
  • Biggest superhero midnights debut.
  • Passed total domestic cume for Captain America and Thor.
  • Passed international box office totals of Captain America ($192M), Iron Man ($266.7M), Thor ($268.3M), and Iron Man 2 ($311.5M) in 12 days of release. 
  • Biggest opening weekend of all time in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Central America, Peru, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines.
  • Biggest Marvel opening weekend in Russia (May 3): $17.9M.
  • Passed the global box office totals of Captain America ($364M) and Thor ($449M) and Iron Man ($585M) and Iron Man 2 ($624M) combined.
  • Highest grossing opening weekend in IMAX’s history
  • Global cume estimate: $641.8M
  • Crossed the $600M global box office threshold today after just 12 days of release.
  • Cinema Score: A+
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 94% positive reviews
  • Audience: 50% over 25, 50% under 25; 60% male, 40% female; 55% couples, 24% family, 21% teens.

(Source: Deadline)

At the London press conference forAvengers Assemble, April 19, 2012.