Avengers Endgame box office records: 10 records the MCU film broke in India and the world
Avengers Endgame swept through the worldwide box office in just three days, minting $1.2 billion in its opening weekend. Here are 10 records it had broken already.Updated: Apr 29, 2019 20:59 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Avengers Endgame is breaking all kinds of box office records across the world as dedicated fans queued up for the opening weekend in this era of streaming content. The film that brought together the OG Avengers as they take one last stand against Thanos has earned $1.2 billion in its opening weekend, making records in multiple countries including the US and Canada.
Here are the 10 box office records Avengers Endgame broke in India and in the rest of the world.
Avengers Endgame breaks Hindi film records in India
The film has minted Rs 157.20 crore in India so far and earned a gross total of Rs 187.14 crore. The Marvel film has surpassed the opening weekend collections of all Hindi films and emerged as the biggest Hollywood opener in India till date.
Avengers Endgame is second biggest opener in India
On Friday, Avengers: Endgame opened to Rs 53 crores in India, making it the second biggest opening in Indian box office history, following Baahubali: The Conclusion’s Rs 121 crore opening. The film narrowly edged out Aamir’s Thugs of Hindostan, which opened to Rs 52.25 crore in 2018 - the highest for a Hindi language film.
Avengers Endgame is highest Hollywood opener ever
Endgame’s opening makes it the biggest Hollywood debut in India ever, beating out Avengers: Infinity War’s Rs 31 crore Friday debut in 2018.
Avengers Endgame gets biggest worldwide opening ever
The superhero drama has grossed $1.2 billion worldwide, overtaking Avengers: Infinity War that earned $640 million last year.
Avengers Endgame is fastest movie ever to reach $1bn mark
The MCU film hit the milestone in five days – it released in many countries Wednesday – while Avengers: Infinity War took 11 days to reach $1 billion mark.
Highest earning in China
Avengers Endgame earned $330.5 million in five days – this is the highest earning any film has ever earned in China. Earlier, its $107.8 million opening made a record too.
Highest opening in North America
Avengers Endgame ($350 million) broke the records of Avengers: Infinity War ($257 million) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($248 million).
Highest international debut
With $859 million earning outside North America, Avengers Endgame devastated the Fate of the Furious box office record ($443 million)
Highest opening in 44 countries
Australia, China, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Spain were just some of the countries where Avengers Endgame obliterated all weekend records.
Imax and 3D records
Avengers Endgame broke the Imax worldwide opening record ($91.5 million) and 3D sale ($540 million).
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First Published: Apr 29, 2019 20:57 IST