- Endgame ranks third in India after Baahubali 2 and 2.0
- In China and Australia, Endgame set first-day records
- Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe
The Avengers assembled for the last time on the big screen and they're smashing box office records globally like never before. Avengers: Endgame released in India on April 26 to tumultuous reviews and it managed a whooping Rs 50 crore plus opening day collection, tweeted trade analyst Traan Adarsh. Avengers: Endgame collected Rs 53.10 crore. The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film is now "the biggest Hollywood opener to date," tweeted Taran Adarsh. He wrote: "Avengers: Endgame emerges a game changer... Sets new benchmarks on day 1... An eye opener for the industry that feels national holidays or festivals yield best results at the box office. Friday nett box office collection is Rs 53.10 crore and gross box office collection is Rs 63.21 crore." The film opened across 2,845 theatres. The advance sales of Avengers: Endgame had exceeded 2.5 million and some cinemas are also running around-the-clock screenings.
#AvengersEndgame emerges a game changer... Sets new benchmarks on Day 1... An eye opener for the industry that feels national holidays/festivals yield best results at the BO... Fri 53.10 cr Nett BOC. India biz. Gross BOC: 63.21 cr. NON-HOLIDAY RELEASE.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 27, 2019
#AvengersEndgame is SENSATIONAL... Creates HISTORY...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 27, 2019
Records highest *Day 1* of 2019 *so far*
Emerges biggest #Hollywood opener *to date*
Crosses *Day 1* biz of #ThugsOfHindostan, the biggest opener from *Hindi* film industry [ 52.25 cr - #Hindi#Tamil#Telugu]
#AvengersInfinityWar versus #AvengersEndgame... Day 1 biz...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 27, 2019
2018: #AvengersInfinityWar 31.30 cr / 2000+ screens
2019: #AvengersEndgame 53.10 cr / 2845 screens#English#Hindi#Tamil#Telugu
Nett BOC. India biz.
Meanwhile, an AFP reported stated that Avengers: Endgameshattered records upon its release in Asia, specifically in China. The movie raked in $169 million on Wednesday, its first day of release in 25 markets including China, Australia and several countries in Europe. Endgame set single-day box office records in China, Australia, New Zealand and other countries, reported AFP.
Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd superhero film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it is the direct follow-up to Avengers: Infinity War. In Endgame, Marvel superheroes come to terms with their defeat in Infinity War and gear up for a bigger battle against Thanos, the mega-villain of MCU.
Avengers: Endgame opened to fabulous reviews on Friday. Film critic Saibal Chatterjee in his review for NDTV said: "For fans of the most successful franchise in movie history, Avengers: Endgame delivers the world - and more. Endgame is a neatly orchestrated, smartly packaged and powerfully rendered culmination to a series that has a committed fan base among those that have grown up on it." He gave the film four stars out of five.
(With inputs from AFP)
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