‘Captain America’ shoots down ‘Harry Potter’

Superhero movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" triumphed at the U.S. and Canadian box offices with $65.8 million in weekend ticket sales as the magic faded from the final "Harry Potter" film’s record-breaking debut. The strong opening for "Captain America" topped expectations in its battle against the hugely successful "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2," which saw its massive opening-weekend audience from last week shrink by 72 percent.

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