Avengers: Endgame breaks Avatar’s record after the Disney film was re-released

Fans take selfie with Joe Russo, director of the movie 'Avengers: Endgame' speaks at the launch of Marvel Anthem for Indian fans, in Mumbai.Photo) (


  • Avengers: Endgame breaks Avatar’s record to become ‘highest grosser of all times’.
  • Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame’s total collections stood at $2.789 billion this week.
  • Avatar held the record for the highest-grossing film of all time for almost a decade with $2.788 billion.
The last of Avengers series broke the record set by James Cameron’s Avatar, finally.

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame’s total collections stood at $2.789 billion this week.

“Thanks to you, Avengers: Endgame is the biggest film of all-time,” Feige told Hall H at the top of the Marvel panel.

Avatar held the record for the highest-grossing film of all time for almost a decade with $2.788 billion. However, Endgame came within striking distance many times.

Since its robust opening weekend in April this year, trade pundits had been predicting that the Marvel movie would break the record. However, it stopped very close to it. Until 19 July, Endgame was a mere $500,000 behind Avatar, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Disney however was not going to let it go. It played a trump card and re-released the movie on June 28 with added content, bringing crazed fans back to the theatres. And, it did the trick as its collections took over that of Avatar by a decimal point!

In spite of being a runaway hit, till the third week, Endgame was short of $304 million to become the top-grossing movie of all time.

Avengers: Endgame is the culmination of 22 movies made by the Marvel Cinematic Universe of different superheroes including Spiderman, Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America. It also wove in the story of Nordic God, Thor. All the heroes fight the inter-galactic villain Thanos who is planning to destroy the world.

The movie owes much of its success to robust international collections, thanks to its high Asian fanbase. It saw the biggest opening ever in the Middle Kingdom (China) with record-breaking earnings of $107.2 million.

The movie also hit the ₹4 billion mark in just 10 days in India. The concluding film in the decade long journey of Avengers has earned over $46.6 million by the end of the twelfth day in India, according to media reports.
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