Washington DC: It's time for 'Avengers: Endgame' now. After American science fiction 'Avatar' dominated box office for 10 years, 'Avengers: Endgame' has officially surpassed the film to become the biggest movie in the history.
Disney and Marvel's blockbuster crossed USD 2.7892 billion at the global box office on Saturday and will exceed the USD 500,000 in ticket sales needed to surpass 'Avatar's' USD 2.7897 billion benchmarks, reported an entertainment media house.
'Avengers: Endgame' has minted USD 853 million at the domestic box office and USD 1.9 billion globally.
Outside North America, the film performed well in China (USD 614 million), the United Kingdom (USD 114 million), South Korea (USD 105 million), Brazil (USD85 million) and Mexico ($77 million).
"A huge congratulations to the Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios teams, and thank you to the fans around the world who lifted 'Avengers: Endgame' to these historic heights," Alan Horn, Disney co-chairman and chief creative officer, said in a statement.
"Of course, even with the passage of a decade, the impact of James Cameron's 'Avatar' remains as powerful as ever, and the astonishing achievements of both of these films are ongoing proof of the power of movies to move people and bring them together in a shared experience. The talented filmmakers behind these worlds have much more in store, and we look forward to the future of both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Pandora," the statement read further.
On June, Avengers: Endgame was with extended scenes to topple the box office figures of James Cameron's Avatar.
Avengers: Endgame, which served as the culmination of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, which kicked off in 2008 with Iron Man, is currently the second highest grossing movie of all time.
Avengers: Endgame features Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk and Paul Rudd as Ant-Man.
Avatar was the first movie in the world ever to make two billion at the box office in 2009 and stole the Titanic's spot, which was the highest -grossing film for twelve years before then. And now Avenger: Endgame have taken it over all.