Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” Celebrates Historic Record-Setting $1.2 Billion Opening Weekend

The past weekend’s opening of Avengers: Endgame was highly anticipated, and the box office performance reflects that anticipation. Avengers: Endgame  is the fastest film to pass the $1 billion mark, and the first to do so in its opening weekend.

Avengers: Endgame ©Marvel and Disney

Avengers: Endgame reached the billion-dollar mark in five days.  The previous record-holder, Avengers: Infinity War took 11 days to reach the billion-dollar mark.

Avengers: Endgame now holds the following records:

  • #1 domestic Thursday previews ($60M)
  • #1 domestic ($350M), international ($859M), and global ($1,209.0M) debuts
  • #1 domestic Thursday previews ($60M)
  • #1 domestic single-day gross and #1 domestic Friday gross ($156.7M)
  • #1 domestic Saturday ($109M) and Sunday ($84.3M) grosses; Saturday is first $100M+ day without previews
  • #1 China opening day ($107.8M) and opening weekend ($330.5M) and already ranking as the #4 non-local film ever released there
  • Fastest film to $1B globally (5 days)
  • 8th Marvel Studios film to cross $1B; 2nd to cross $1B this year (with “Captain Marvel”)
  • Biggest industry opening weekend across all regions and in 44 markets, including Australia, China, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, France (admissions, non-local), Italy (non-local), Spain, UK/Ireland
  • Biggest industry single-day grosses in 29 markets, including Australia, China, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, UK/Ireland
  • Biggest IMAX global debut ($91.5M)
  • Marvel Studios has now had the top two global openings of all time (Avengers: Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War), as well as six of the top 10 domestic debuts and two of the top three international

Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). All of the MCU films have opened at #1 domestically. Globally, the films have grossed a collective $19.9 billion to date. The four Avengers films – The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame  – make up almost $6.2 billion (31%) of the $19.9 billion .

Four MCU films currently rank among the top 10 global releases of all time: Avengers: Infinity War (#4, $2.05 billion), The Avengers (#6, $1.52 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron (#8, $1.4 billion), and Black Panther (#9, $1.3 billion). Avengers: Endgame will make this list as well after its opening weekend.

Are you a Marvel and Avengers fan? Did you see Avengers: Endgame this past weekend? Let us know in the comments and #DontSpoilTheEndgame for people who have not seen it yet!

Or if you’ve seen the film and want to see what we thought, check out
We Are Shook After These 8 Avengers: Endgame Moments”!

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for AllEars.net since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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