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Avengers: Endgame Just Broke An Avatar Box Office Record

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Avengers: Endgame has just taken another major step towards dethroning James Cameron's Avatar as the highest-grossing film worldwide of all time.

Endgame's worldwide box office total hit at $2,749,603,966 over the weekend. This surpasses Avatar's original theatrical run, which earned $2,749,064,328 before its subsequent release, which further boosted its box office earnings. Redditor comrade_batman pointed out that Endgame is now only $38.3 million away from surpassing Avatar's lifetime theatrical box office total.

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Endgame is poised to receive its own special re-release this coming weekend, with seven minutes of additional footage and a tribute to late comic book creator Stan Lee, who has a posthumous cameo in the film.

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Endgame stands the very real possibility of becoming the highest-earning film of all time by the end of the month, buoyed by Marvel Studios' re-release.

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Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Don Cheadle as War Machine, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Danai Gurira as Okoye and Bradley Cooper as Rocket, with Gwyneth Paltrow Pepper Potts, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Benedict Wong as Wong, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie and Josh Brolin as Thanos. The film is in theaters now.

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