‘Avengers: Endgame’ helps Marvel make the most money in history

Forbes has just released the 10 highest-grossing Marvel's movies of the first weekend. "Avengers: Endgame" holds the number one position.


"Avengers: Endgame” of directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo grossed over $ 357 million in just 3 days of release at 4,662 theaters. After 7 days of release, the film's revenue increased to nearly $ 474 million, located in the top spot for sales in the first week and two weeks later. The film's domestic revenue was over $ 849 million and its total global revenue reached $ 2.77 billion.


The second film on the list is also the work of  Russo brothers, "Avengers: Infinity War" (2018). In just 3 days of release, the movie brought Disney over $ 257 million, until the 7th day it was $ 338 million. The total global revenue of the work was $ 2 billion.


Landing at No. 3 on the list, but "Black Panther" (2018) directed by Ryan Coogler in the first week of release grossed over $ 291 million, topping the North American market sales for five consecutive weeks. The colored superhero work in Wakanda was particularly popular with American audiences when the film's domestic sales reached $ 700 million, higher than “Avengers” (over $ 623 million) and “Avengers 3” (nearly $ 679 million).


The first part of "Avengers" directed by Joss Whedon in 2012 grossed over $ 270 million in just the first week, an impressive achievement 7 years ago. Global revenue of the work was $ 1.51 billion. Particularly in the domestic market, the film's revenue reached over $ 623 million.


"Avengers: Age of Ultron" (2015) directed by Joss Whedon is ranked at No. 5 when grossing over $ 235 million in its first week of release. Compared to other "Avengers" parts, this part 2 was more modest when it only dominated the box offices in just 2 weeks.


The 6th place belonged to "Captain America: Civil War" (2016) directed by Joe Russo and Anthony Russo. The work grossed over $ 223 million in its first week of release, with total worldwide revenue of $ 1.15 billion.


Shane Black's "Iron Man 3" came in at number seven. In the first week of release, the film grossed over $ 212 million, topping the North American sales chart for two consecutive weeks. The film's global revenue was $ 1.2 billion, quite modest compared to other brothers in the MCU.


The movie about Marvel’s superheroine - "Captain Marvel" (2019) directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck also appears in the list when it grossed over $ 196 million in its first week. The film dominated the box office for two weeks in a row, but then fell in the third week onwards. The film grossed $ 1.12 billion.


Domestic sales of "Spider-Man: Far from Home" directed by Jon Watts reached nearly $ 196 million in its first week of release. Box Office Mojo said movie sales were declining day by day. Its global movie revenue was over $ 630 million.


At the bottom of the list is the work directed by James Gunn, "Guardians of the Galaxy 2" (2017). Aired on 4,000 theaters in the world, the first week's gross sales were modest compared to many other brothers in the MCU, just over $ 183 million.

By: Mithrine Smith

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