Marvel Studios’ Avengers: EndgamesurpassedJames Cameron‘s Avatar to become the highest-grossing movie of all-time. It is a huge milestone for some, and for others, it is an arbitrary milestone that is practically meaningless, because we all know which is the better of the two films.
Despite that, Cameron took some time to congratulate Endgame directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, who gave their thanks to him for inspiring them to become the filmmakers that they are now. Check out the exchanges, below.
There was a point in time when it looked like Avengers: Endgame wasn’t going to make it past James Cameron‘s Avatar as the highest-grossing movie of all-time. Though it was a pretty arbitrary milestone that is practically meaningless, because we all know which is the better of the two films.
Not that the title would have given Avengers: Endgame any more validation it needs, but it has happened, as confirmed by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, who announced the news to a packed Hall H at the San Diego Comic-Con. More on all of this below.
For those Marvel fans who cannot live with the fact that Avatar is still the highest grossing film of all-time, you have another chance to help give Avengers: Endgame the boost it needs to pass James Cameron’s film.
Marvel Studios’ latest is only $45 million shy of crossing Avatar‘s 2.787 billion worldwide. And just to be sure that the re-release isn’t just the same cut of the film that came out way back in late April, there will be some additions to the newest cut of Avengers: Endgame, namely extra footage that never made it in the original cut and a tribute. More on the report below.
Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame has broken all sorts of box office records having grossed over $2.2 billion in the 13 days since it was released. So many that it has surpassed James Cameron‘s Titanic ($2.1 billion worldwide).
While Cameron has gone on record about how superhero movies are played out, the director displayed a very gracious gesture by congratulating Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige on accomplishing this rare achievement. Check out the tweet that Cameron sent out below.
Avengers: Endgame is quickly showing how much of a box office powerhouse it has become since it opened 12 days ago. After it debuted to a very impressive $1.2 billion worldwide, the film continued its dominance at the theaters, overshadowing the likes of newcomers like Long Shot, The Intruder, and Uglydolls. Not only that, but it’s reached $2 billion faster than any other movie; only four other films have made that rare accomplishment. Additionally, it has eclipsed James Cameron’s Titanic box office totals. More on the report here below.