UPDATE: PRESS RELEASE: Marvel's THE AVENGERS Expected To Cross $600M Domestically Today
We knew it was closing in on this milestone BO feat, but it seems today is the day the movie will officially become one of only 3 films in history ever to pass $600 Million domestically..
There just doesn't seem to be any stopping the juggernaut that is Marvel’s The Avengers. The movie is expected to cross the $600 million domestic box office threshold today, becoming one of only three films in history ever to reach this milestone. The film’s global total is now an estimated $1,438.3 million, and it stands as the #3 film of all time globally and domestically.
Marvel/Disney have sent out the following release, which details The Avengers amazing rise to box office glory..
Marvel’s The Avengers opened in North America May 4 with a staggering $207.4 million – the biggest domestic debut of all time – and has been shattering domestic box office records ever since including the industry’s all-time second weekend record with $103 million; fastest film to reach $200 million (3 days), $300 million (9 days), $400 million (14 days), and $500 million (23 days); and highest Saturday ($69.5 million) and Sunday ($57 million) totals. It is the #4 film of all time internationally with $838.9 million.
Among only 12 films that have grossed $1 billion at the global box office, Marvel’s The Avengers is one of five billion-dollar Disney releases, which also include Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Alice in Wonderland, Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Just a small UPDATE, as expected the movie has indeed passed the $600M mark!
Pretty great eh? We will update when the final figures for the day are in. Until then, keep seeing it!
Source: Walt Disney Studios Publicity
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