It's got 59% of its box office from overseas so far.
That's a pretty healthy proportion, well in line with what's expected for a summer popcorn movie.
On this topic, I just looked up Battleship.
81% foreign BO! Because Americans refuse to see it.
were released overseas first. In the case of Avengers,
I don't think it mattered. Americans were going to see it anyway, and it's gotten great word of mouth. But Battleship
is the type of movie they might want to release in foreign markets first. Get some
money before Americans sink it by badmouthing it!