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May 05, 2019

'Avengers: Endgame' nearing $2.8 billion global record

"Endgame" is one of 5 movies to ever reach that mark

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The Avengers in Endgame Walt Disney Pictures /for PhillyVoice

The Avengers characters early on in "Avengers: Endgame"

The movie sweeping theaters across the world this year is making a move to break all box office records.

"Avengers: Endgame" has become one of five movies to ever cross the $2 billion mark in record time, according to the Associated Press. 

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Disney predicted on Sunday "Endgame" has added $145.8 million from North American theaters and $282.2 million internationally in its second weekend in theaters — bringing its global total to $2.2 billion.

The AP reported that not accounting for inflation, the blockbuster is now the second biggest film of all time behind "Avatar," which grossed $2.8 billion. "Avatar" surpassed $2 billion in 47 days in theaters, compared with "Endgame" in 11 days.

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