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May 10

‘The Avengers’ on Spokeo

by Patrick • May 10, 2012

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The Avengers

Seven-hundred-and-forty-four-million, one-hundred-and-fourteen-thousand, eight-hundred-and-ninety-seven.

In case you’re wondering if I’ve gone crazy, that behemoth of a figure – 744,114,897 – is the number of dollars that The Avengers has made worldwide. That’s over half a billion dollars. Pretty crazy, huh?

While it’s probably not much of a surprise that The Avengers has been a smash hit, nobody could have predicted just how big it would be. Over half a billion dollars later, and director Joss Whedon‘s star-studded blockbuster is quickly becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all-time.

There’s no doubt about it: we love our super-heroes. We like seeing them use their super-powers to overcome adversity and beat the bad guys.We all have our faves. My own personal superhero is probably my mom (aww!); after that I’d have to go with Matter-Eater Lad, a little-known superhero from the DC universe who possesses the incredible ability to eat everything – rocks, trees, space monsters. I find them both to be  inspirations in their own way.

Check out the Spokeo profiles for Avenger cast-members:

Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man)

Chris Evans (Captain America)

Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk)

Chris Hemsworth (Thor)

Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow)

Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye)

Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury)

Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts)

Tom Hiddleston (Loki)

Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson)

Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill)

Stellan Skarsgård (Professor Erik Selvig)

Who are your super-heroes?

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