Did anyone doubt the record-breaking spree of Marvel's new film, Avengers: EndGame? The movie has just managed to do the impossible - Avengers: EndGame has crossed the much-coveted $1 billion mark at the global box office merely in its opening weekend, and there is no chance of slowing! Nearly every box office record, be it in the USA, India or global, has been toppled by the film, as it dominates in almost every market. The demand for the film is such that some of the theatre chains have shows 24/7, some of them in India itself. Avengers Endgame Garners a Whopping $1.2 Billion in its Opening Weekend, Becomes Fastest Film to Achieve That!
In India, Avengers: EndGame scored the highest first-day opening collections with Rs 53 crore, beating Aamir Khan's Thugs of Hindostan. In two days, the film manages to gross more than Rs 100 crore and becomes the only movie to make Rs 50 crore plus in the first two days in India. The third-day collections are yet to come in, but expect another Rs 50 crore plus collections for the film.
Talking about Avengers: EndGame reaching $1.2 billion in the opening weekend, it is the fastest by any movie to reach that milestone in such a short time. In this feature, let's look at the 5 major box office records that Avengers: EndGame broke as it grossed over $1 billion.
Highest Opening Weekend (Global) - $1.2 Billion
Previous Record Holder: Avengers: Infinity War ($640 million)
Highest Opening Weekend (the US and Canada) - $350 Million
Previous Record Holder: Avengers: Infinity War ($257 million)
Highest Opening Weekend (Rest of the World) - $859 Million
Previous Record Holder: Fate of the Furious ($443 million)
Fastest to cross $1 Billion Mark
Previous Record Holder: Avengers: Infinity War (in 11 days)
Biggest Opening in China - $330.5 Million
Previous Record Holder: Avengers: Infinity War ($191 million)
With such a pace, there is now little doubt that not only will Avengers: EndGame cross $2 billion mark with ease, but also it could beat Avatar in being the highest grossing film of all time. Avengers EndGame Movie Review: Marvel’s Superhero Film Is an Emotionally Wrenching, Enriching FanBoy Experience That Goes for Your Heart!
Avengers: EndGame is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. It is the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, that began with the 2008 film Iron Man. Avengers: EndGame could also be the last film of stars Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans in MCU.