WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Avengers: Endgame, the highly anticipated superhero film that marks the culmination of Marvel’s cinematic universe, broke the box office record in the United States and around the world on Saturday by raising $ 1,209 million. the Disney producer.
In just five days, and when it is still to be counted Sunday, the film achieved revenues of 350 million dollars in the US and Canadian market and 859 million internationally.
In China, one of the big markets on the rise, the film raised 330 million dollars.
“Avengers: Endgame” thus becomes the biggest premiere in history and surpasses “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), the previous film from the series starring the Avengers, which holds the record with a disembarkation in theaters in everyone who gave him 640.5 million dollars.
“Avengers: Endgame” can be seen in 4,662 cinemas in the North American market, according to the specialized portal Box Office Mojo, a figure that exceeds “Despicable Me 3” (2018) and its 4,529 cinemas in the US. and Canada.
As an example of the madness that this film has awakened, AMC, the largest cinema chain in the US, announced that some of its establishments will be open 24 hours a day until Sunday.
Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman and Tom Holland are just some of the Hollywood stars that appear in the cast of this blockbuster that is the 22nd film of Marvel.
In this film under the direction of the Russo brothers, the superheroes who remain alive after “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018) will try to defeat the evil and, apparently invincible, Thanos (Josh Brolin).
And on the medium term horizon of “Avengers: Endgame” may be the record for the highest grossing film in history, a position of honor that, at least for now, occupies “Avatar” (2009) with 2.788 million dollars. (EFEUSA)