Endgame also became the fastest movie to tip over the United States dollars $1 billion mark. Nearly everyone felt that the records attained by the film will remain unchallenged/unsurpassable for a long time but Avengers: "Endgame is challenging it right now".
The movie had been forecast to open between 260 million and 300 million dollars (£202-230m) in U.S. and Canadian cinemas, but moviegoers turned out in such droves that Endgame blew past the previous record of 257.7 million (£198m), set a year ago by Avengers: Infinity War. The film released on 2845 screens in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
Endgame got the widest release of all time, opening in 4,662 North American theaters.
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In the US, the movie pulled in $350 million over the weekend.
The movie smashed its previous record, set by Avengers: Infinity War, which drew in $640m.
The film grossed an estimated $859 million overseas.
The film's global domination was propelled by China.
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Endgame looks determined to conquer every single day of the week and it was the highest grossing movie ever on both Saturday and Sunday. specifically, it grossed $109 million on Saturday and $84.3 million on Sunday.
"We're watching a monumental moment in the history of cinema unfold - one that the entire world is experiencing together", said Shawn Robbins, chief analyst at Boxoffice.com.
After his blockbuster Avengers: Endgame shattered box office records this weekend, one of the original Avengers, Chris Hemsworth, reminisced on his recent handprint ceremony. Marvel Studios' first female-led solo film catapulted back up to the number two position this weekend with an additional $8 million. And now, the latest offering from Marvel Studios has hit two new benchmarks. "As they saw the need, they opened up screens", said Cathleen Taft, distribution chief for Disney.
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