Washington D.C. , May 6
Seems like the 'Avengers: Endgame' effect refuses to die down. The Marvel film is on a roll at the box office. Smashing yet another record, the film has entered Rs. 300 crore club in just two weeks of its run at the box office.
The film has earned a total of Rs. 312. 95 crore at the ticket windows. Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office collection of the film on his Twitter handle.
He wrote, "#AvengersEndgame continues to sparkle... Rakes in big numbers on [second] Sat and Sun... Adds Rs 50 cr+ in Weekend 2, which is remarkable... [Week 2] Fri 12.50 cr, Sat 18.30 cr, Sun 21.75 cr. Total Rs 312.95 cr Nett BOC. India biz. Gross BOC Rs 372.56 cr."
The Marvel film has surpassed the opening weekend collections of all Hindi films and emerged as the biggest Hollywood opener in India till date.
According to Adarsh, other films in the Rs 300 crore club in India include PK, Sultan, Dangal, Padmaavat, Sanju among others.
The film has also been performing exceptionally well worldwide. With USD 2.188 billion globally, 'Avengers Endgame' has become the second-highest grosser of all times, crossing 1997 release 'Titanic' in just 11 days.
It is among the five films that ever crossed USD 2 billion. As reported by Variety, the film joined 'Avatar' (USD 2.78 billion), 'Titanic' (USD 2.18 billion), 'Star Wars The Force Awakens' (USD 2.06 billion) and its predecessor 'Avengers Infinity War' (USD 2.04 billion) as the fifth film to have gained more than USD 2 billion in ticket sales.
The last in the series of Avenger flicks, which had generated a massive interest even before its release, scored over Rs 50 crore on each of the three days since hitting the big screens.
Adarsh also offered a comparative study of the film and its predecessor 'Avengers Infinity War'. The recently released 'Avengers Endgame' recorded an opening weekend score of Rs 157.20 crore. While 'Avengers Infinity War' earned Rs 94 crore during its first weekend.
The excitement of the last Avengers movie was such that the tickets of the film were sold out in just a snap. The film is now smashing records at the box office.
The film also beats the record set by 'Baahubali 2 The Conclusion,' which had crossed Rs 100 crore mark within three days of its release.
'Avengers Endgame' released on April 26 and also marks the final film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe's current generation, which comprises of 22 films, including 'Spider-Man Homecoming' and the recently released 'Captain Marvel'. It will also be the last Marvel movie for some of the key actors including Chris Evans as Captain America.
'Avengers Endgame' features a stellar star cast which includes, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt.