Following its release earlier this year in April, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame is now the official highest-grossing movie of all time. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise given the film’s outstanding performance during its opening weekend.
Marvel president and producer Kevin Feige announced the milestone at San Diego Comic Con. “Thanks to you, Avengers: Endgame is the biggest film of all-time,” he told fans at the panel. Although there was a $500,000 USD gap between the movie and the previous highest grossing movie Avatar at $2.7897 billion USD, Endgame was expected to surpass the record by the end of the weekend. It currently holds a record of around $2.9 billion USD.
While the film did extremely well during its opening weekend, the new record is also due to its June re-release containing deleted scenes and new surprises. Even with its whopping three-hour run time, Endgame quickly became the biggest worldwide debut ever.
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