Box Office: 'Avengers: Endgame' Crossing $2 Billion Globally
On Friday, Avengers: Endgame upped its global box office to $1.915 billion, meaning the title is likely to cross $2 billion in ticket sales with the Saturday box office.
With its Friday North American earnings of $40.6 million, Endgame has crossed $500 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the 9th Disney film to do so.
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The opening weekend for the Kevin Feige production has already smashed records, with a stunning $1.22 billion gross at the global box office that included a $357.1 million North American debut. From Monday to Thursday of this week, Endgame has pulled in an astounding $562 million at the global box office.
On Friday, Lionsgate rom-com Long Shot grossed $3.63 million in North America. Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron star in the movie from director Jonathan Levine, which debuted at SXSW to positive reviews and opened wide on 3,230 screens in North America.
The weekend's animation opener, UglyDolls, earned $2.5 million in stateside ticket sales on Friday. Nick Jonas, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull and other A-listers lent their voices to the CGI feature from STXfilms and Alibaba, which has a B+ CinemaScore.
The weekend's third offering, Screen Gems’ The Intruder starring Michael Ealy, Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid, took in an impressive $3.9M on Friday from 2,222 locations. Directed by Deon Taylor, the movie centers on a couple who recently purchased their dream home, only to find that the strangely attached seller continues to infiltrate their lives.
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