t turns out that Avengers: Endgame, the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is not only a massive event for its vast assortment of superheroes. According to Variety, the film has broken several box office records as it has earned over $1 billion worldwide in its opening weekend.
This is the eighth Marvel Studios film to surpass the $1 billion mark worldwide and the second MCU film of 2019 to hit that goal after Captain Marvel. In addition, it is officially the highest grossing debut for any film in both domestic and international territories. Looking at the United States alone, it has currently grossed $350 million. In the rest of the world, it has earned $859 million, resulting in a total of $1.2 billion.
Furthermore, the movie now claims the title for the highest grossing single-day gross in the US at $156.7 million. Between its record-breaking Friday, Saturday, and Sunday grosses, it is evident that Endgame has caught the world by attention. In fact, it is also the biggest industry opening weekend across all regions, including China, UK, and many more.
Given the movie’s theatrical release window, it has every chance to break more records and serve as a strong financial competitor to Avatar, which remains the highest grossing film of all time. It will be interesting to see how the film will perform as newer films like Detective Pikachu premiere.
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Avengers: Endgame is now playing in theaters.
The film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Bradley Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Paul Rudd, Karen Gillan, Evangeline Lily, Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, and Don Cheadle.