#Trending-Mon 4/29/19: "Avengers: Endgame" Breaking Every Box Office Record

"Avengers: Endgame" Is Breaking Every Box Office Record

"Avengers: Endgame"probably had more hype than any other movie in HISTORY . . . and yet, it somehow still managed to EXCEED expectations.

Opening weekend projections for"Endgame"started at around $250 million last month and grew to $300 million over the past week or two . . . but it ended up raking in$350 MILLIONin the U.S., and$1.2 BILLIONworldwide.

That shatters the previous records of $257.7 million domestically, and $640.5 million globally, which were both were set by"Avengers: Infinity War"last year.

"Endgame" is thefastest movieto ever top $1 billion globally, doing it in just five days. It took"Infinity War"11 days. 

And"Endgame"ALREADY ranks as the 18th largest worldwide release ever . . . and the sixth largest worldwide release in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 22 movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have now grossed over$19.8 billionworldwide, and NINE of them have topped $1 billion at the global box office.

Of course, there was no competition . . . because no other major movie wanted to share an opening weekend with"Endgame".

Here's theTop 10. . .

1. NEW: "Avengers: Endgame", $350 million

2. "Captain Marvel", $8.1 million. Up to $413.6 million in its 8th week.

3. "The Curse of La Llorona", $7.5 million. Up to $41.3 million in its 2nd week.

4. "Breakthrough", $6.3 million. Up to $26.1 million in its 2nd week.

5. "Shazam!", $5.5 million. Up to $131.1 million in its 4th week.

6. "Little", $3.4 million. Up to $35.8 million in its 3rd week.

7. "Dumbo", $3.2 million. Up to $107 million in its 5th week. 

8. "Pet Sematary", $1.3 million. Up to $52.6 million in its 4th week.

9. "Us", $1.1 million. Up to $172.8 million in its 6th week.

10. Disneynature's "Penguins", $1.1 million. Up to $5.7 million in its 2nd week.

For what it's worth,Deadline.comsays that when the dust settles the final opening weekend numbers for"Endgame"could be even higher . . . at around $354.4 million.

(Here aremoreon the individual records "Endgame" broke.)

(And last we checked, "Endgame" had a 96% critics score onRottenTomatoes.com, and a 92% audience score.)

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