The global box office has a new king-Avengers: Endgame.
After Avatar’s impressive 10-year reign as box office champion, Avengers: Endgame has officially dethroned James Cameron’s sci-fi epic to become the biggest movie of all time.
Marvel’s blockbuster crossed $2.79 billion at the global box office,he tentpole exceeded the $500,000 needed to surpass Avatar’s $2.787 billion benchmark.
Avengers: Endgame has amassed $853 million at the domestic box office, making it the second-highest grossing movie in North America behind “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($936 million).
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige gave a shout-out to Avatar director James Cameron at San Diego Comic-Con for holding the record for so long. Feige also noted the inflation technicality and said Cameron will probably hold the title again someday.