The experts pointed out that it would make history and “Avengers: Endgame” fulfilled the predictions, since it became this weekend the highest-grossing premiere of all time with overwhelming collection figures that reflect the tremendous magnitude of this world event.
1,209 million dollars is the extraordinary booty achieved by this superhero movie in its launch week, a fact that includes both the weekend and the previous days of previews or advanced passes.
“Avengers: Endgame”, the first film to surpass 1,000 million dollars in its cinematic landing, easily snatched the record of the best international premiere in history to its predecessor “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), whose brand remained at 640.5 million.
“We put our heart and soul into ‘Avengers: Endgame’ hoping to tell a story that will inspire audiences around the world,” directors Anthony and Joe Russo said in a statement released by Disney on Sunday.
“Our cast-and-crew family was honored to be entrusted with bringing the Infinity saga to an end, Kevin Feige (president of Marvel Studios), all at Disney and Marvel, and the incredible and global fan community, thanks, “they added.
“Avengers: Endgame” also broke box office records in numerous countries, something not particularly complicated if you have on your side a constellation of superheroes led by Iron Man and Captain America and a stellar cast that includes, among others, Robert Downey Jr. , Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldaña.
For example, “Avengers: Endgame” managed with 350 million dollars to become the best premiere in North America (United States and Canada) at a great distance from the previous record that had “Avengers: Infinity War” with 257.7 million.
In China got 330.5 million, record in the Asian country and a huge contribution that did not count for your record “Avengers: Infinity War”, since this film premiered there two weeks after the rest of the world.
Disney said that “Avengers: Endgame” has beaten the best premiere brands in 44 international markets, including Australia, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, the United Kingdom-Ireland and Spain.
And, according to the data of the specialized portal Box Office Mojo, “Avengers: Endgame” is already the eighteenth highest grossing film in history in the world although it has only been a few days on the big screen.
The weekend was also a gift for fans of pop culture, since the release of “Avengers: Endgame” coincided with the broadcast of “The Long Night”, the expected episode of “Game of Thrones” with a huge battle lasting 82 minutes.
This extraordinary commercial reception to the film called to culminate the Marvel cinematographic universe places “Avengers: Endgame” on the launching pad to aspire to the most desired achievement: the film with the highest collection of all time.
This honor, until now, corresponds to “Avatar” (2009) with 2.788 million dollars.
The fever for “Avengers: Endgame” was felt throughout the weekend, from the cinemas with countless exhausted passes and early morning screenings to the social networks where the movie has been a constant trend.
With the support of critics (the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reflected 96% of positive opinions), “Avengers: Endgame” also achieved the feat of satisfying the vast majority of its fans with three hours of show and emotion that summarize the legacy of the Marvel saga.
In the days before its release, the makers of “Avengers: Endgame” asked the public not to ruin the film to the rest of the fans who had not seen the film yet and insistently requested that they not reveal the numerous surprises that the film contained.
The unwritten pact between spectators and Marvel was respected to a great extent although not by everybody: LeSean McCoy, player of American football of the Buffalo Bills, received enormous critics in Twitter to publish in this social network important details of the end of “Avengers” : Endgame. “
In any case, this film, number 22 of Marvel, is also the ideal icing for the work of Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios and the architect of this huge film project that, in total, adds up to almost 20,000 million dollars of collection. (EFEUSA) .-