Oh, snap! ‘Avengers: Endgame’ shattered a host of box office records
Written by on April 30, 2019
Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) — While we’ve already reported that Avengers: Endgame has smashed the opening weekend box office record, with a $1.2 billion global take, the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe also made history in other ways.
According to Deadline, the movie from directors Anthony and Joe Russo, also Hulk-smashed the following high-water marks:
Avengers: Endgame domestic records:
Highest Thursday previews – $60 million
Biggest single day (Friday) – $156.7M
Biggest all-time Saturday – $109M
Biggest all-time Sunday – $84.3M
Biggest opening weekend – $350M
First film to cross $300M opening weekend
Fastest film to $100M – 17 hours
Widest release ever – 4,662 theaters
Biggest IMAX Marvel opening weekend – $26.5M
When it comes to the overseas market, Avengers: Endgame also smashed a host of records, including the biggest-ever foreign opening, with nearly $860 million collected from 54 different markets.
The movie also had the biggest opening weekend in movie-hungry China, with a more than $330 million take. And finally, it was the biggest opening in countries from Australia to Norway to Singapore and basically every country in between.
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