Advertisement

'Avengers Endgame' Nears Global Record with Over $2 Billion

'Avengers Endgame' Nears Global Record with Over $2 Billion Photo: WDIO/MGN

LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer
Updated: May 06, 2019 10:47 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Avengers: Endgame" has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

The Walt Disney Co. estimates Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster has added $145.8 million from North American theaters and $282.2 million internationally in its second weekend in theaters bringing its global total to $2.2 billion.

"Endgame" is one of 5 movies to ever reach that mark and, not accounting for inflation, is now the second biggest film of all time worldwide behind "Avatar's" $2.8 billion. "Avatar" reached $2 billion in 47 days of release compared with 11 for "Endgame."

New films picked up scraps at the domestic box office, including "The Intruder," with $11 million, "Long Shot," with $10 million, and "Uglydolls" with $8.5 million.

Credits

LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Relay Media Amp

CSS Graduates Inaugural Class of Physician Assistants

Spartan Students' Costa Rica Trip Fundraiser

Man Wanted for Murdering his Parents in Todd County Arrested in Mexico

Community Enjoys Beautiful Weather for Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival

Savage Fire Chief Resigns After 3 Months on the Job

Wisconsin Leads Nation in Family Farm Bankruptcies

Advertisement