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MEDIA RACC UP: Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Breaks Box Office Records

By Joe Raccuia

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ which marks the end of Marvel’s 11-year Infinity

Saga, was released in the U.S. on April 26th and is breaking box office records. The movie grossed $1.2 billion worldwide in its opening weekend and $357 million


According to multiple entertainment sites, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ had the biggest worldwide

opening in history. pointed out that the movie also reached the $1

billion mark faster than any other film in history in just a matter of days.

As a movie goer and media student, I think it is amazing how the Marvel movie franchise has blown up over the years, and with 22 Marvel films, the amount of money that has been made. It’s no surprise that anytime a Marvel movie is released, especially with the title ‘Avengers,’ it totally dominates the box office and media conversations.

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is now the sixth biggest Marvel movie of all time behind

‘The Avengers’ (2012), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), ‘Avengers: Age of

Ultron’ (2015), ‘Black Panther’ (2018) and ‘Iron Man 3’ (2013).

The next question everyone is asking is, “Will ‘Avengers: Endgame’ break the $2

billion ceiling?” I personally think it will break the record and many more box

office records as we have only seen the total after a few days of being in the


The other Marvel conversation that all comic book fans are having is now that

the Infinity Saga has been completed, what will happen next? According to ET, Marvel has only officially confirmed the summer’s ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home.’