With the development of technology in the late 90s and early 2000s, comics started not selling as much as they used to. That’s why the comic book world’s two great rivals, Marvel and DC, started bringing their heroes to the movies. He created Avengers, which is one of the most important films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, by bringing together all the characters from the Marvel world that he brought to us on the big screen.
This year’s highly anticipated movie, Avengers: Endgame, was released on April 25. The film, which ended an era in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sparked interest among moviegoers and began breaking revenue records even before its release. The film, which grossed $1.2 billion at the box office in its first weekend on view, achieved a success that was hard to repeat.
It was not difficult to predict that Avengers: Endgame would be one of the most expensive productions in the history of cinema. Along with visual effects, cast, director, and writer fees, the production budget for Avengers: Endgame has reached huge numbers. The production budget for Avengers: Endgame, which is the last of 22 superhero movies the Marvel Cinematic Universe has shot in 11 years, hit $356 million. The film was also one of the biggest works of 2019 in terms of box office numbers.
Marvel’s latest film, Avengers: Endgame, which buried many records in cinema history, broke records in many countries where it was released, including the United States and Turkey. Avengers: Endgame, the closing film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 11-year “infinity saga,” grossed $350 million in its first three days of release in the United States.
Avengers: Endgame was watched by 1 million 834 thousand 802 people in one week in Turkey, while it grossed a total of 32 million 978 thousand 496 liras. In the world, 452 million 351 thousand 786 dollars in the United States, 1 billion 311 million 900 thousand in other countries, 1 billion 764 million 786 thousand dollars in box office receipts. Building on its success, the film broke the record for the best opening of all time.
The “Avengers” team, formed by combining all the superheroes that the Marvel world has brought to the big screen, breaks box office records with each release. The box office receipts of the Avengers film, consisting of four films, surpassed others and set a new record.
The first Avengers movie, “The Avengers”, when it was released in 2012, grossed $1.519 million at the worldwide box office. The film continued this success with its sequel. The team managed to gross $1.405 million worldwide at the box office with the 2015 movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
‘Avengers: Infinity War’, which topped the charts last year, was the most-watched movie of 2018. The movie managed to raise expectations for the universe’s last movie by nabbing 2 billion 048 million dollars at the box office. The latest movie in the universe, “Avengers: Endgame”, was released in April this year and broke some tough records. The film earned $2.790 million worldwide at the box office.
The Avengers sink the Titanic
Avengers: Endgame grossed $145.8 million in the United States and $282.2 million overseas in its second week at the box office. So the latest film in the Avengers series, grossing $2.188 million in its second week at the box office, topped director James Cameron’s 1997 Titanic of $2.187 million. Thus, Endgame overtook Titanic to become the second highest-grossing film of all time. Titanic, which made a big impact when it was released in 1997, was able to reach $2 billion,187 million at the box office with its re-releases over the years.
Avengers: Endgame, which ranks at the top of the Marvel films and has buried many records in the history of cinema, has grossed 2 billion 730 million dollars at the box office after the end of the seventh week of its release. If the latest film in the Avergers franchise could bring in another $58 million at the box office, it could break Avatar’s box office record of $2.788 million.
The production, which wanted to dethrone the Avatar movie, has been re-edited with the deleted scenes added. Box office receipts for the re-released Avengers: Endgame were also announced in July. The film grossed $2.790 million at the box office, beating James Cameron’s Avatar, the highest-grossing film in history.
It was the highest-grossing film. The biggest share in Avengers: Endgame breaking Avatar’s 10-year record belongs to North America. The film managed to earn $854 million here. It is stated that the revenue of Avengers: Endgame in Turkey is around 45 million TL.
Expectations were high for the film, which will wrap up Marvel’s 11-year run. Especially after the Avengers: Infinity War finale, there was a spike in excitement for fans. Not wanting to leave its work to chance, Marvel has increased the advertising budget for Avengers: Endgame to an all-time high. It is stated that the money spent on marketing the film alone exceeds $200 million. That budget went down in history as the highest amount Marvel Studios has ever spent marketing a movie.
Marvel is determined to keep the success it achieved in film with Avengers in the gaming industry as well. The series, which has many big and small mobile games, hasn’t been given a serious video game for a long time. Marvel, which enjoyed huge box office success with the Avengers series released last April, wanted to reflect that success in the video game industry. Marvel gave Square Enix full authority to produce an Avengers-themed game.
The long-in-development Marvel’s Avengers game has finally been introduced. Developed in collaboration with Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal, the Marvel’s Avengers game was presented in June at E3 2019 (electronic entertainment fair). The publisher team also released a promotional video for the game. According to the released promotional video, there are five playable characters in the Marvel’s Avengers game. These characters are made up of the core staff of the Avengers; Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Black Widow and Thor. It is said that new heroes will be added with free updates after the game is released. The game, highly anticipated by Avengers fans, is expected to release on May 15, 2020 on Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Google Stadia.
Marvel now has a cult following. Aware of this, Marvel makes the most of the loyalty of its fan base. Marvel now uses all of its products for Marvel Cinematic Universe commercials. With the newly released action figures; Fans who follow the Avengers universe can access details about the movies that others can’t access until the movies are released.