Category: Avengers: Infinity War

April 28, 2019 Off

Avengers: Endgame becomes the first film to break $1 billion in an opening weekend

By Jill T Frey

In its opening weekend, “Avengers: Endgame” made breaking box office records look like a snap.

The last film in what Marvel Studios dubbed phase three of its rollout of characters and plots in an ever-expanding cinematic universe is a box office marvel raking in an estimated $1.2 billion at the box office.

Benefiting from a $350 million domestic debut and another $859 million in global box office receipts, it’s clear that the Marvel Studios franchise has achieved super heroic returns for Disney since its 2009 acquisition for $4 billion.

“Avengers: Endgame” hit the billion-dollar mark in five days, faster than its predecessor Avengers:Infinity War, which held the previous record at 11 days (but still not faster than a speeding bullet).

Starring deep breath): Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle,

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