Marvel Studios’ blockbuster brought in a further $33.1m on Monday through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International.

The superhero film now stands at $218.2m with the anticipated North American release set for Friday (May 5). It also opens this week in China and Russia.

Joss Whedon directed and The Avengers starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel Jackson and Tom Hiddleston.