MOVIE- Avengers: Endgame (2019) is the culmination of the Infinity Saga and the answer to Avengers: Infinity War (2018). So, how can the Avengers return all of Earth’s inhabitants to dust? Can the Avengers beat Thanos? All will be answered in this film.
This film has many epic scenes, interesting storylines, and cool visual effects. Naturally, if this film can record and win awards for its achievements. For those of you who have watched, do you know the interesting facts from this Avengers: Endgame movie? Come on, let’s just take a look!
Avengers: Endgame Facts
1. Marvel Studios’ Biggest Marketing Fund
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures distributes Avengers: Endgame. Disney is indeed very supportive and enthusiastic about this film and has carried out vigorous marketing, including collaborating with various premium brands, such as the Audi e-Tron Sportback concept and the Audi e-Tron GT.
As reported by Deadline, Disney has spent more than 200 million dollars (approximately Rp. 2.8 trillion) to promote this film. This figure is the largest number in the history of the MCU.
2. The Highest-grossing Superhero Movie of All Time
Avengers: Endgame premiered in Los Angeles on April 22, 2019, and was theatrically released in the United States and worldwide on April 26, 2019. The film grossed nearly $2.798 billion worldwide. This figure makes it the “world’s highest-grossing superhero film”.
The film, directed by the Russo Brothers, also broke Box Office records, including being one of the best-selling films of all time, before being re-held by Avatar (2009).
3. Received Various Awards
As part of the third phase of the MCU, the film was praised for its direction, acting, musical score, and visual effects. No wonder this film received many awards and nominations.
Among other things, a nomination for “Best Visual Effects” at the Oscars, three nominations at the Critics Choice Awards (won two of them), and a nomination for “Special Visual Effects” for the 73rd British Academy Film Awards.
4. The MCU’s Longest Movie
The 22nd MCU film released by Marvels Studio has a duration of 3 hours and 2 minutes. That duration is what makes Avengers: Endgame the longest film in MCU history.
Even though this film has such a long duration, we will not feel bored watching it. Avengers: Endgame is very interesting with an unpredictable storyline, as well as the ending of this movie which turned out to be the opening for the next MCU films and series.
5. Breaking a Record in YouTube History
Avengers: Endgame not only became the highest-grossing superhero film in history, but it also broke YouTube trailer views. A total of 289 million times in the first 24 hours of its release have watched the teaser trailer.
In fact, in just two hours it got a million likes on the official trailer. This Hollywood film has broken the record for the first time to reach that number in YouTube history.
6. Breaking the Presale Ticket Record
Avengers: Endgame even broke records two weeks before its release. Atom Tickets announced that the film is the best-selling presale of all time in their service. It only took 10 days to set a new record. Previously, there was Aquaman (2018) which set the record for the highest-grossing film in presale, and it took 32 days to break the record for Avengers: Endgame.
The MCU film broke several records within hours of sales, which was five times more than Aquaman on day one, and three times more than Avengers: Infinity War in one hour sold. In its first week of the presale, the movie sold almost twice as many tickets as the four films combined: Aquaman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Avengers: Infinity War, and Captain Marvel.
7. Movie Cover Some Avengers Actors
Aside from being the closing of the Infinity Saga, this film is also an important sequel to the story of the Avengers. In fact, some of the actors say that this film will be the last to appear in the MCU, such as Robert Downey, Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has played Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) for over a decade. The actor Downey revealed the news about his retirement from the MCU. During the session, Downey stated that he was ‘finished’ playing Iron Man in the MCU.
Then, there is Chris Evans who plays Steve Rogers or Captain America whose contract has expired in the MCU. Reportedly, Marvel is now in negotiations with Evans to bring the actor back to the MCU as Captain America. However, Kevin Feige as President of Marvel Studios clearly denied the rumors regarding Evans’ return to the MCU.
8. A Story Built Over a Decade
Directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo produced the film and finished it in about three years. However, the journey of this film was actually built along with the release of the first MCU film series, namely Iron Man (2008). In other words, the making of the story in this film also started a decade ago.