The Avengers are not only the most profitable superheroes ever, they star in the fourth film in history to pass the $2 billion mark -- behind Avatar, Titanic and. ???
According to Disney, Marvel Studios'passed the milestone Monday on its 48th day in theaters around the world.
The fact that, a film can not only set but continue to break records bodes well for the future of all superhero films. Despite , there's apparently no limit to the worldwide appetite for the Avengers.
Top 10 highest grossing films
|Film||All-time global gross (in millions)|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens||2,100|
|Avengers: Infinity War||2,002.1|
|The Avengers (2012)||1,518.8|
|Avengers: Age of Ultron||1,405.4|
|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2||1,341.5|
Data from Box Office Mojo and Disney.
Much of the movie's gross comes from the film's international showings, as it becomes the third highest-grossing international release *ever* at $1.346B. Now it's a question of just how much money IW can bring in: Does it have the legs to catch Star Wars' third-place spot? And will both movies get blown out of the water by 2019's still-untitled?
Speaking of the next Avengers movie, we might finally get the title of the Infinity War sequel at industry convention and trade show CineEurope 2018 in Barcelona. On Monday, Warner Bros. debuted the Aquaman trailer for those in attendance, so fingers crossed for a name of Avengers 4 when Disney presents at the convention on Wednesday.
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