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It has taken Avengers: Endgame 13 weeks, and in that time it has broken almost every box office record, but this weekend it gets the biggest prize of all and beats Avatar to become the highest grossing movie of all time.
Avatar released in 2009 has held the honor for the last 10 years with a total gross of $2.789 Billion from its initial release and all subsequent releases but Avengers: Endgame hits a gross of $2.790 Billion this Saturday.
There was a time when it was thought the gross would never be beaten and despite the former top grossing movie Titanic getting a re-release and pushing its gross over $2 Billion and Star Wars: The Force Awakens having a good go back in 2015 neither were good enough.
There is every possibility that the total global gross will continue to grow and although it seems unlikely now who knows it could be the first film to get to $3 Billion.
Although the gross of the film has beaten Avatar the ticket sales, or adjusted for inflation as its often known as, is still a way from Avatar which would have grossed $3.273 Billion were it released today, although Gone With The Wind from 1939 is still on top of that list.
It is only a matter of time before we get the first $3 Billion film, and hence beating Avenger: Endgame but for the time being Disney and Marvel can enjoy this mighty task.
The second weekend of Avengers: Endgame and the film is still pulling in audiences and takes a lion share of the box office takings for the weekend, Long Shot comes in second but takes less than a £1 million on its debut.
The Marvel mega smash manages to pull in a mammoth £14.3 million at the UK box office on its second weekend of release, and although massive is just under the second weekend of Skyfall from 2012 which took £16.1 million.
With 2 massive weekends the film should start to slow next week, although Marvel/Disney have not slowed on the marketing and repeat visits could happen in the coming weeks.
The film will take over £100 million at the UK box office potentially beating Skyfall, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens £123 million might be a big ask.
Still the film has taken £69.3 million so far and will end up as the top film of 2019, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker might take more but with a release date of December 19th the total gross will be split between 2 different years (2019 and 2020).
Avengers: Endgame was the only film to take over a million pound at the UK box office this week but the new film from director Jonathan Levine starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen makes its debut at number 2.
The romantic comedy takes £856,333 on its debut weekend.
Coming in at number 3 this week is the latest film from The Conjuring universe which enters the box office with a £609,555, one of the lowest of the horror franchise.
The film is Directed by Michael Chaves and stars Linda Cardellini who also appears in Avengers: Endgame and Roman Christou.
The bio-pic of The Lord Of The Rings series of books didn't go down too well with critics and enters the box office at number 4 this week with £550,348.
Films based on our pets have done well in recent year and this film directed by Gail Mancuso enters the box offie at 5 with a half million pound opening.
The Marvel predecessor to Endgame is at 9 this week and has spent 9 weeks on the box office with a total gross of £39.2 million.
Avengers: Endgame continues on its path of world domination, and breaking box office records this week while it stops all in its path, yet again. Long Shot is the top new film entering the chart at 2 while there are 4 other new films on the top 10.
The Marvel film remains at the top of the global box office for a second weekend and in the process becomes the fastest film to break the $2 Billion milestone.
Only 4 other films have broken this mark, Avatar, Titanic, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Avengers: Infinity War, Endgame did it in 11 days!
The films weekend take is $428 million from 56 countries with a $2.2 Billion total gross, according to Gitesh Pandya from boxofficeguru.com (an excellent website) the film will pass Avatar's $2.7 Billion gross on or around May 20th on its way to a possible $3 Billion gross.
Incredibly the film is already the second highest grossing film of all time having just over taken Titanic.
Seth Rogan and Charlize Theron star in this romantic political comedy which is directed by Jonathan Levine.
The film lands at number 2 on its debut weekend of release with a gross of $13.3 million from 23 countries.
This dramatic true story directed by Nadine Labaki enters the global box office at number 3 this week with a gross of $13.1 million from 17 countries.
Another new entry at number 4 this week is this thriller starring Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid which takes $11 million over the weekend from a single country release.
Finally on the top 5 is this animated comedy which takes $9.4 million for 9 counties on its debut weekend.
Avengers: Endgame was always going to open big, and on its 4 day opening weekend, including Thursday previews, the film gains the top opening weekend in the UK beating Spectre who gained it in 2015.
The latest Marvel movie, and end of this phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, took a gigantic £43.4 million on its debut weeekend.
Spectre in 2015 took the title with a 7 day opening, Monday - Sunday, so this is actually more impressive.
The film opened higher than expectation and we will be watching over the coming weeks to see if the film continues to gross well and beat Star Wars: The Force Awakens £123 million total gross, the highest in the UK.
Tim Burtons live action remake continues to do well at the UK box office and remains at number 2 this week with £1.02 Million.
This pushes the films total UK gross to £23.3 million after 5 weeks of release, comparatively the film is doing better in the UK than many other countries.
The animated film climbs from 7 back to number 3 on its 3rd weekend of release with a £454,366 weekend, pushing its total to £3.8 million.
The Judi Dench starring film also climbs this week to number 4 with a weekend of £420,629 which now puts its total gross at £1.5 million.
The DC Captain Marvel falls from the top to number 5 this week with the Marvel film giving people their super hero fix.
The film takes £398,317 on its 4th weekend and it sits at £12.8 million in total grosses.
There was a thought that the other Marvel super hero film on release at the moment would get a boost from Avengers: Endgame but in reality the film falls to 6 on its 8th week of release, its total gross is £38.8 million.
Praised by critics this coming of age drama from director Bo Burnham lands on the box office at number 10 with £144,923, it did go up agains Avengers: Endgame!
With the release of a new Marvel movie there is always excitement, but this one is a bit different with pre-hype predicting the film would be big and sure enough Avengers: Endgame opens to the largest weeekend gross in the US ever.
Films open big but none this big and the final instalment of this phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe opens to the tune of $350 million.
This easily beats the previous biggest opening, Avengers: Infinity War, by 36% proving that built up hype can work, and with the critics generally liking it film it must have helped its box office.
Analysts will now be looking to see if the film can beat Star Wars: The Force Awakens total gross of $936.6 million and if it can become the first movie to gross more than a Billion dollars in the US.
Getting a good boost from its Marvel stablemate this film goes back to number 2 this week with a gross of $8 million on its 8th weekend.
This pushes the films total US gross to $413.5 million and eyeing its next milestone of half a billion dollars.
Last weeks top film falls to number 3 this week with a second week weekend gross of $7.5 million pushing its total gross to $26.1 million.
The faith based film falls to number 4 this week with $6.3 million and a total gross of $26.1 million on its second weekend.
With superhero movies all the rage the DC's Captain Marvel is a 5 this week with $5.5 million pushing the films total to $131.1 million after 4 weeks of release.
UK BBFC Certificate: 12
Popular in: United Kingdom and China
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 13