Avengers: Endgame Sinks Titanic in Box Office Gross; Titanic Director SalutesMay 9, 2019
Marvel Studios continues to surpass not only the expectations of the Marvel Cinematic Universe fans in Avengers: Endgame with its epic storytelling. It also went ahead to break significant records in the history of box office as Endgame finally dethrones Titanic as the second top grossing movie of all time.
Surpassing the $2 billion mark in just a staggering 11 days, Avengers:Endgame sinks Titanic’s record of $2.187 billion with their $2.227 billion in box office after merely two weeks in the cinemas.
Time it took to reach $2 billion at the box office:— Jon Erlichman (@JonErlichman) May 5, 2019
Titanic: 5,233 days
Force Awakens: 54 days
Infinity War: 48 days
Avatar: 47 days
Endgame: 11 days
“It took the Avengers to sink my Titanic.”
In this event, James Cameron took to Twitter his salute to Marvel. In his recent tweet, the director of the 1997 classic said:
To Kevin and everybody at Marvel,
An iceberg sank the real Titanic. It took the Avengers to sink my Titanic. Everyone here at Lightstorm Entertainment salutes your amazing achievement. You’ve shown that the movie industry is not only alive and well, it’s bigger than ever!
On pace to dethrone Avatar
With Avatar (2009) on the top spot with $2.8 billion in global box office and Endgame trailing closely behind, Marvel fans took to social media about the possibility of Endgame coming for Avatar’s throne next.
Avengers Endgame has surpassed Titanic and has become the 2nd highest-grossing movie ever.— Ken Xyro | ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ (@KenXyro) May 5, 2019
Avatar… watch out 😏 pic.twitter.com/JIOfsiPotQ
>Avatar's reaction to Endgame pic.twitter.com/L43GqGc2D5— Saberspark (@Saberspark) May 9, 2019
Avengers Endgame: *passes Titanic as the second highest grossing movie ever made*— Marie The Memelord (@Marie_Memelord) May 7, 2019