Avengers: Endgame Shatters Records With $1.2 Billion Global Opening

Oscar Cross
April 30, 2019

Avengers Endgame broke the Imax worldwide opening record ($91.5 million) and 3D sale ($540 million). One year hence, Endgame is breaking records that Infinity War had set and giving every other movie a run for their money. It's not just an Avengers film, though that would be enough-it's the one meant to put an exclamation point on the Marvel Cinematic Universe's game-changing Infinity Saga, a series of 22 films that have raised the bar for blockbuster franchises. Having received positive reviews from critics, and huge word of mouth, Avengers Endgame has simply taken the box office by storm, not just internationally but also in India. "'Endgame's" historic performance underscores fans" love for the big screen experience. In doing so, the film has surpassed the opening weekend collections of "all Hindi films" and emerged as the "biggest Hollywood opener" in India till date. The signs were already there that Avengers: Endgame was set up for a record-setting debut at the box office following the incredibly high demand for tickets.

According to numbers from Box Office Mojo, Avengers: Endgame gobbled up $350 million in the USA during its opening weekend run and $28.5 million in Canada.

"Endgame" made an estimated $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office for its opening, according to Disney.

Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, "Avengers: Endgame" is a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers.

The star-studded cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, and Josh Brolin. It's one thing to see a movie in a theater full of those people who helped make it, but the Falcon actor wanted to also see how the serious fans would respond.

Endgame has received many positive reviews so far from fans, critics and has a current 96% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Endgame is now in theaters everywhere and beyond.

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