One Disney property is overthrowing another to take over top spot at the all-time box office.
Avengers: Endgame is now the biggest movie ever, dethroning James Cameron’s Avatar after a 10-year run at #1.
On Saturday, Disney and Marvel’s blockbuster crossed $2.7892 billion at the global box office, and will exceed the $500,000 in ticket sales needed to surpass Avatar’s $2.7897 billion benchmark.
The Russo Brothers, who directed Avengers: Endgame reacted to the news on Twitter.
Avengers: Endgame has hauled in $853 million at the domestic box office and $1.9 billion internationally.
Outside of North America, the superhero had especially strong performances in:
- China ($614 million)
- United Kingdom ($114 million)
- South Korea ($105 million)
- Brazil ($85 million)
- Mexico ($77 million)