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Can both 'Thor' and 'Captain America: The First Avenger' be hits?
If you were to have asked that question even six moths ago, many in the movie biz would have flat out said "no." Now, pre-release polling seems to indicate both will hits depending on what your definition of a "hit" is. Opening on a very similar date, "Thor" should easily reach "X-Men Origins: Wolverine's" approximately $180 million U.S. cume. "Captain America: The First Avenger" should perform similar close to "The Incredible Hulk's" $134 million three years ago. Is that the $300 million plateau both "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2" hit? No, but it'll do.