Avengers: Endgame crosses $2 billion, becomes second-highest grosser of all time
The Marvel film has crossed the Rs 300 crore mark at the Indian box office
Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame has stormed past the $2 billion mark in its second weekend, setting an impressive new record for the fastest film to reach that milestone. It is now the second-highest grossing movie of all time with $2.188 billion globally, passing Titanic in just 11 days. For comparison, Avatar, the previous record holder for quickest film to make $2 billion, took 47 days to reach that mark.
With this, Avengers: Endgame has become only the fifth film to ever cross the $2 billion in ticket sales. The other four are Avatar ($2.78 billion), Titanic ($2.187 billion), Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.06 billion), and Avengers: Infinity War ($2.04 billion).
In India, the 22nd film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was released on April 26 in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu across 2,845 screens. It has become the first Hollywood film to mint Rs 300 crore in the country. The Rs 300 crore club in India currently has PK, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan, Dangal, Tiger Zinda Hai, Padmaavat and Sanju. Above this, in the Rs 500 crore club is Baahubali 2 (Hindi).
Avengers: Endgame, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, picks up right where Avengers: Infinity War ended. The superhero blockbuster has a star-studded ensemble cast, that includes Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Paul Rudd as Ant-Man.