“Avengers: Endgame,” the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, has officially moved past “Avatar” on the list of all-time highest grossing films in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported.
“Avatar,” James Cameron’s science fiction film set on the planet of Pandora, held the record for 10 years.The latest “Avengers” film, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans, has made more than $2.789 billion worldwide.
Alan Horn, co-chairman and chief creative officer of The Walt Disney Studios, said in a statement: “A huge congratulations to the Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios teams, and thank you to the fans around the world who lifted ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to these historic heights.”
“Endgame” passed some of the biggest blockbusters in film history such as “Titanic,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and its predecessor, “Avengers: Infinity War” to move into the top spot. “Endgame” made $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office for its global opening. It took just five days for the film to cross $1 billion at the box office.
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