‘Avengers: Endgame’ passes ‘Titanic’ for second overall film in 12 days
The film is now officially the second-highest grossing film in the world at $2.189 billion. Titanic made $2.128 billion.
Outside of the worldwide record, it also beat Titanic domestically with $619.7 million.
The highest-grossing movie ever was Avatar at $2.788 billion worldwide, so we’ll have to wait to see if the Avengers can beat that.
Avengers: Endgame has beaten many records since even before its debut. For one, it sold five times as many tickets as Infinity War during its first week of presales. This should come as no surprise with the demand of tickets being crazy enough for fans to spend upward of $15,000 for a pair.
Also, the film broke the record for Atom Tickets’ best-selling movie of all time in only 10 days.
Once it premiered, the records only kept coming. It officially had the biggest box office weekend in film history.
It completely shattered records, with the previous film at the No. 1 spot being Avengers: Infinity War which made $640 million its opening weekend.
As far as domestic records go, the film came out on top as well. It made an estimated $350 million this weekend, passing Infinity War which made $258 million.
It was projected to make between $230 and $283 million domestically, which it far surpassed.
Also, it had a worldwide projection of $800 million, which The Hollywood Reporter estimated it would surpass.
Even though the film has been out for almost two weeks, people are still attempting to avoid spoilers. A little over a week before Avengers: Endgame hit theaters, footage was reportedly leaked online. Then, when the film came out, one man even got attacked for revealing the end outside of a theater. The Russo brothers have now said that after two full weekends, its OK for people to ruin the ending.
In other news, It was previously announced that Endgame would close out Phase 3 of the MCU. However, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed he now has other plans.
Avengers: Endgame is monumental for so many ways. For one, it features the final cameo by Marvel legend Stan Lee, who passed away last year at age 95. Then, it was revealed that Marvel actually compiled all of Lee’s cameos and behind-the-scenes footage into a video, that they might release with the Endgame DVD.
Avengers: Endgame is in theaters now. Check out one of the trailers below.
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