UPDATED: 'The Avengers' Hits $1,359,400,000 Worldwide

on June 04, 2012

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Sunday (6/4) Update: The latest from Disney:

The Avengers results for June 1-3:
Int'l: $16.3M
Dom: $20.5M
GLOBAL: $36.8M

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date
Int'l GBO: $806.5M
Dom GBO: $552.9M
GLOBAL: $1,359.4M

International
It now stands as the #4 film of all-time internationally and highest grossing international film in Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures history having passed Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides over the weekend.

Domestic
It now stands as the #3 film of all-time domestically.

Global
The Avengers now stands as the #3 film of all-time globally.

Sunday (6/3) Update: The latest from Disney:

Marvel's The Avengers (Marvel): 5th week of release
Over the weekend Marvel's The Avengers became the #3 film of all time globally (passing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2's $1,328M) and domestically (passing The Dark Knight's $533M). It is the #5 film of all time internationally (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is #4 with $803M).

DOMESTIC WKND ESTIMATE (June 1-3): $20.3M at 3,670 locations.

INTERNATIONAL WKND ESTIMATE (June 1-3): $12.4M
Marvel's The Avengers is currently in release in 54 territories representing about 95% of the international market.

ESTIMATED DOMESTIC CUME: $552.7 MILLION
ESTIMATED INTERNATIONAL CUME: $802.5MILLION
ESTIMATED GLOBAL CUME: $1,355.2 MILLION

HIGHLIGHTS:
Crossed $1B global threshold in 19 days (May 13). First Marvel film and fifth Disney release to reach $1B.
Disney's highest grossing film globally and domestically.
Highest grossing film of 2012 on a global, international, and domestic basis.

Domestic:
Fastest film to reach $500M (23 days), $400M (14 days), $300M (9 days) and $200M (3days) $100M (tie - 2 days).
Biggest opening weekend of all time ($207.4M), biggest second weekend of all time ($103M), and first time in history a film crossed the $100M+ mark in its 2nd weekend.

International:
Highest grossing film ever in the Latin America region, as well as Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia.
Surpassed the international box office totals of Captain America ($192M), Iron Man ($266.7M), Thor ($268.3M) and Iron Man 2 ($311.5M) in just 12 days of release.
Biggest opening weekend of all time in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Central America, Peru, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, United Arab Emirates.

Saturday (6/2) Update: The latest from Disney:

Yesterday (June 1), Marvel's The Avengers became the third highest grossing film domestically passing The Dark Knight ($533M), and the third highest grossing film on a global basis passing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($1,328M).

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date as of Friday, June 1

Int'l GBO: $793.2M
Dom GBO: $538.1M
GLOBAL: $1,331.3M

International
It currently stands as the #5 film of all-time internationally (#4 is Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with $803M).

Domestic
It currently stands as the #3 film of all-time domestically, and crossed $500M in just 23 days, setting a new speed record overtaking Avatar which took 32 days to reach the same threshold.
Fri 6/1/12 Estimate - 5,652,000


Global
The Avengers currently stands as the #3 film of all-time globally.

 

Friday (6/1) Update: The latest from Disney:

Today, Marvel's The Avengers will become the third highest grossing film domestically, passing The Dark Knight ($533M). Today or tomorrow the film will become the third highest grossing film on a global basis passing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($1,328M).

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date as of Thursday, May 31

Int'l GBO: $790.2M
Dom GBO: $532.5M
GLOBAL: $1,322.7M

International
It currently stands as the #5 film of all-time internationally (#4 is Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with $803M).

Domestic
It currently stands as the #4 film of all-time domestically, and crossed $500M in just 23 days, setting a new speed record overtaking Avatar which took 32 days to reach the same threshold.

Global
The Avengers currently stands as the #4 film of all-time globally. #3 is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 which stands at $1,328M.

 

 

Thursday (5/31) Update: The latest numbers from Disney:

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date
Int'l GBO: $787.7M
Dom GBO: $529.7M
GLOBAL: $1,317.4M

International
The Avengers has already passed the total international box office cumes for all previous Marvel releases including Spidermans. It currently stands as the #5 film of all-time internationally (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides holds the #4 spot with $803M).

Domestic
It currently stands as the #4 film of all-time domestically (The Dark Knight is #3 with $533M), and crossed $500M in just 23 days, setting a new speed record overtaking Avatar which took 32 days to reach the same threshold.

Global
The Avengers currently stands as the #4 film of all-time globally. #3 is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 which stands at $1,328M.

 

 

Tuesday (5/29) Update: The latest numbers from Disney:

The Avengers estimated results for Monday May 28:
Int'l: $3.2M

Dom: $10.6M
Represents holiday Memorial Day Monday

GLOBAL: $13.8M

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date

Int'l GBO: $781.6M
Dom GBO: $524.0M
GLOBAL: $1,305.6M

International
It currently stands as the #5 film of all-time internationally.

Domestic
It currently stands as the #4 film of all-time domestically, and crossed $500M in just 23 days, setting a new speed record overtaking Avatar which took 32 days to reach the same threshold. #3 is The Dark Knight which stands at $533M.

The Avengers stands as the highest grossing film in Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures history.

Global
The Avengers currently stands as the #4 film of all-time globally. #3 is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 which stands at $1,328M.

 

Saturday Update: The latest numbers from Disney:

The Avengers estimated results for Friday May 25:
Int'l: $6.4M
Dom: $9.7M
GLOBAL: $16.1M

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date
Int'l GBO: $758.4M
Dom GBO: $486.4M
GLOBAL: $1,244.8M

International

It currently stands as the #6 film of all-time internationally.

In Latin America, The Avengers now stands as the #1 release ever in the region, surpassing the previous record of Avatar.

Domestic

It currently stands as the #4 film of all-time domestically, and is set to cross $500M this weekend, reaching the mark in just 23 or 24 days and setting a new speed record, overtaking The Dark Knight which took 32 days to reach the same threshold.

The Avengers stands as the highest grossing film in Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures history.

Global

The Avengers currently stands as the #4 film of all-time globally. #3 is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 which stands at $1,328M

Friday Update: The latest numbers from Disney:

The Avengers estimated results for Thursday May 24:
Int'l: $4.6M
Dom: $4.4M

GLOBAL: $9.0M


The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date

Int'l GBO: $752.0M
Dom GBO: $476.7M
GLOBAL: $1,228.7M

 

Thursday Update: The latest numbers from Disney:

The Avengers estimated results for Wednesday May 23:
Int'l: $6.1M
Dom: $4.0M
GLOBAL: $10.1M

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date
Int'l GBO: $747.4M
Dom GBO: $472.2M
GLOBAL: $1,219.6M

International
It currently stands as the #6 film of all-time internationally, having passed Lord of the Rings 3 yesterday

Domestic
It currently stands as the #5 film of all-time domestically and over the weekend, The Avengers became the highest grossing film in Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures history.

Global

The Avengers currently stands as the #4 film of all-time globally. #3 is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 which stands at $1,328M.

Tuesday Update: The latest numbers from Disney:

The film currently stands as the #5 film of all-time domestically, having passed Star Wars yesterday.

The Avengers estimated results for Monday May 21:
Int'l: $8.3M
Dom: $5.6M
GLOBAL: $13.9M

The Avengers estimated cumulative performance to date
Int'l GBO: $734.7M
Dom GBO: $463.3M
GLOBAL: $1,198.0M

Sunday Update: The official release from Disney:

MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS (Marvel): 3rd week of release
Worldwide, Marvel's The Avengers has surpassed Toy Story 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest to become the biggest Disney release of all time and is currently the #4 film of all time on a global basis.

DOMESTIC WKND ESTIMATE (May 18-20): $55.1M at 4,249 locations (down 47% from last weekend). Weekend theater average: $12,958.

INTERNATIONAL WKND ESTIMATE (May 18-20): $56.0M
MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS is currently in release in 54 territories representing about 95% of the international market.

ESTIMATED DOMESTIC CUME: $457.1M MILLION
ESTIMATED INTERNATIONAL CUME: $723.3 MILLION
ESTIMATED GLOBAL CUME: $1.180.4 MILLION

HIGHLIGHTS:
Crossed $1B global threshold in 19 days (May 13). First Marvel film and fifth Disney release to reach $1B.
Currently #4 film of all time globally, #6 film of all time domestically, and #7 film of all time internationally.
On Saturday, the film became Disney's highest grossing film domestically, passing PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST.
In Latin America, MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS has accumulated $171M to date, exceeding the entire run of AVATAR and TITANIC to become the highest grossing film inhistory.
Highest-grossing film of 2012 on a global, international, and domestic basis.
Highest-grossing Disney release of all time globally and domestically.

Domestic:
On Saturday, the film became Disney's highest grossing film domestically, passing PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST.
Fastest film to reach $400M (14 days), $300M (9 days) and $200M (3 days).
Biggest opening weekend of all time ($207.4M).
Biggest second weekend of all time ($103M) and the first time in history a film crossed the $100M+ mark in its 2nd weekend.
Highest Saturday ($69.5M) and Sunday ($57M) totals of all time.
Second-biggest single-day gross of all time ($80.8M).
Marvel's The Avengers has passed the total domestic cumes for Captain America ($177M), Thor ($181M), Iron Man 2 ($312.4M) and Iron Man ($318.4M).
International:
Marvel's The Avengers surpassed the international box office totals of Captain America ($192M), Iron Man ($266.7M), Thor ($268.3M) and Iron Man 2 ($311.5M) in just 12days of release.
Biggest opening weekend of all time in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Central America, Peru, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, United Arab Emirates.

Performance to date - key int'l territories

UK $72.3M
China $69.3M
Mexico $56.2M
Brazil $51.9M
Korea $47.7M
Australia $45.3M
Russia $38.9M
France $37.7M
Germany $27.6M
Italy $23.0M
Taiwan $18.9M
Spain $18.5M
Philippines $14.2M
Argentina $13.9M
Hong Kong $12.4M
India $11.4M
Other $164.1M
Total $723.2M

Exit Data: Cinema Score: A+; Rotten Tomatoes: 93%

Saturday Update: The official release from Disney:

Today the film will pass the domestic totals of The Lion King and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest to become the highest grossing domestic Disney release ever. It is currently the #6 film of all time globally, the #10 film of all time domestically, and the #9 film of all time internationally. The film became Disney's highest grossing film of all time this week.

The Avengers estimated results for Friday May 18:
Int'l: $13.9M
Dom: $15.3M
GLOBAL: $29.2M

The Avengers cumulative performance to date:
Int'l GBO: $682.6M
Dom GBO: $417.3M
GLOBAL: $1.099.9M

Additional highlights to date:
• Fastest film to reach $400M (14 days), $300M (9 days) and $200M (3 days) at domestic box office.
• Biggest domestic opening of all time ($207.4M).
• Biggest domestic second weekend of all time ($103M).
• Highest-grossing film of 2012 on a global, international and domestic basis.
• Highest domestic Saturday tally ($69.5M) and highest domestic Sunday tally ($57M).
• Second-biggest domestic single-day tally ($80.8M).
• First Marvel film and fifth Disney release to cross the billion dollar global box office threshold.

 

Friday Update: The official release from Disney:

Yesterday (May 17) the film set a new domestic speed record, reaching the $400M box office threshold in 14 days. Worldwide, it has passed Toy Story 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest to become the #6 highest-grossing film of all time and the highest grossing Disney release ever. Internationally it is currently the #9 highest-grossing film of all time.

The Avengers estimated results for Thursday May 17:
Int'l: $10.6M
Dom: $6.2M
GLOBAL: $16.8M

The Avengers cumulative performance to date:
Int'l GBO: $668.7M
Dom GBO: $402M
GLOBAL: $1,070.7M

Additional highlights to date:
• Fastest film to reach $350M (10 days), $300M (9 days), $250M (8 days), $200M (5 days), $150M (3 days) and $100M (2 days) at domestic box office.
• Disney's fifth release to cross the billion dollar global box office threshold.
• Biggest domestic opening of all time ($207.4M).
• Biggest domestic second weekend of all time ($103M).
• Highest-grossing domestic film of 2012, passing The Hunger Games in just 12 days of release, and is now the 12th highest grossing domestic release of all-time.
• Highest domestic Saturday tally ($69.5M).
• Highest domestic Sunday tally ($57M).
• Second-highest domestic single-day tally ($80.8M).

 

Sunday Update: Disney estimates The Avengers will have grossed $373.2 million domestically and $628.9 million internationally by the end of the weekend. If the estimates hold, The Avengers will have more than $1 billion worldwide in the bank by the end of Sunday. This will be the first Marvel film to hit $1 billion and the fifth Disney film.

Saturday Update: Disney reports that The Avengers made $29.1 million domestically and $21 million internationally on Friday. The domestic total is now $299.1 million, while the international take is $555.2 million. The worldwide haul is $854.3 million.

Friday Update: Disney reports that the domestic cume for Avengers is currently $270 million, while the international total is now $533.3 million. The worldwide gross is sitting pretty at $803.3 million.

Thursday Update: Disney reports that the domestic cume for Avengers is currently $257.6 million, while the international total is now $517.8 million. The worldwide gross is a staggering $775.4 million.

Wednesday Update: Disney reports that The Avengers made another $17.7 million domestically  and $24.3 million internationally on Tuesday, pushing its worldwide total to $744.1 million.

Tuesday Update: Disney reports that Avengers made $18.9 million domestically and $28.4 million internationally on Monday, pushing its worldwide total to a staggering $702.2 million. (Domestic cume = $226.4 million, International cume = $475.8 million).

Monday Update #2: The official press release from Disney:

BURBANK, Calif. -- Marvel's The Avengers has posted the biggest domestic opening weekend of all time with $207.4 million for May 4-6, The Walt Disney Studios announced today. The Super Hero team-up crossed the $600 million threshold at the global box office in 12 days, and its cumulative worldwide box office gross is an estimated $654.8 million.

"Marvel's The Avengers is something we've been carefully building toward since we began production on the first Iron Man film, and it is quite rewarding for all of us that The Avengers is appealing around the globe to both passionate fans and general audiences alike. It is a testament to all involved with this film that audiences across the board are embracing the film in this record-setting way," said Marvel's The Avengers producer Kevin Feige.

"Joss Whedon, Kevin Feige and the whole Marvel team have done something really incredible with The Avengers," said Dave Hollis, Executive Vice President, Theatrical Exhibition Sales and Distribution, The Walt Disney Studios. "From the super-talented cast to the spectacular visual effects, it's a grand slam, and we're proud to be a part of this history-making film."

In just three days, Marvel's The Avengers is the fastest movie to reach $200 million domestically. The domestic debut kicked off Friday, May 4, and marks the second-highest single-day take of all time at $80.8 million, followed by record-breaking days on Saturday ($69.5 million) and Sunday ($57 million). Moviegoers gave Marvel's The Avengers a rare and perfect A+ CinemaScore.

Marvel's The Avengers began opening internationally April 25 and has set records as the biggest opening weekend of all time in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Central America, Peru, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, and United Arab Emirates. It opened in Russia May 3 with $17.9 million to make it the biggest Marvel opening weekend ever. It debuted in China on May 5 with $18 million over two days. Marvel's The Avengers has now opened in all major markets except Israel (May 10), Poland (May 11), and Japan (August 17).

The film's successful debut comes a month after Marvel and Disney announced that a sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger will be released April 4, 2014. A sequel to last summer's Thor is scheduled for release November 15, 2013, and the third installment of the hit Iron Man series, which has earned over $1.2 billion worldwide, will arrive in theaters May 3, 2013.

Marvel's The Avengers is the first Marvel Studios film to be marketed and distributed by The Walt Disney Studios.

 

Monday Update: Early reports from Disney put the domestic weekend total at $207.1 million based on a $56.8 million estimate for Sunday. The final number will be released later today.

Sunday Update: Wow! Disney reports that The Avengers will take in $200.3 million domestically during its debut frame. That shatters the previous opening-weekend record of $169.2 million set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II.

Saturday Update: With $80.5 million in the bank on Friday, The Avengers is poised to top the $169.2 million opening weekend record set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 last July. We are projecting $185 million by the end of the weekend.

Friday Update: Disney reports that The Avengers made $18.7 million from midnight showsgiving it the 8th best midnight debut of all time. That compares favorably to the $7.5 million midnight gross that Iron Man 2 managed in 2010. Iron Man 2 went on to gross $128 million during its debut frame. Avengers' midnight haul also tops the $18.5 million debut of The Dark Knight in 2008.

Tags: Marvel's The Avengers

Comments
  • Kris said on May 06, 2012 03:53 PM

    HOLY FREAKING CRAP!

  • delfra said on May 12, 2012 09:43 AM

    "The Avengers" looks to have a good shot at bringing in 100+ million domestically and 100+ million internationally this weekend, if so that could bring it to 370+ domestically and at least 630 plus internationally. So we could very well be looking at 1 billion globally for "The Avengers" by sunday. If it accomplishes this feat it will have only taken "The Avengers" 18 days to reach the 1 billion milestone globally, i believe "Avatar" currently holds the mark at only 19 days if i'm right. In any case, what a box office juggernaut "The Avengers" is shaping out to be.

  • delfra said on June 01, 2012 09:11 PM

    While "The Avengers" will most cetainly take the no #3 spots domestically and globally most likely today, taking the no #3 spot internationally will be much tougher. As it now stands 'Avengers' should pass 800 million internationally sunday and pass "Pirates 4' soon after that, but 'HP8's' 948 million take is still a way's off. "The Avengers" probally has about 70-90 million more internationally, which would top it out at around 870-880 million internationally, and that amount obviously would not surpass 'HP8's' international gross. Japan is 'Avengers' ace in the hole however, and the key to it surpassing 'HP8's' international cume and possibly being only the 3rd film to reach 1 billion internationally, i don't know if it will or not, but it will at least come awefully close when it's said and done. Being that 'Japan' is one of the top 3 (USA,China)markets in the world, it should provide 'Avengers' with a huge boost starting August 17th. I'll say "The Avengers" finishes at 630-650 domestically and 970M to 1 billion+ internationally for a final worldwide take of 1.6 to 1.7 Billion, just my little take on it.

    • irastev said on June 01, 2012 09:56 PM

      If historical figures are any indication, I wouldn't count on a huge gross from Japan for The Avengers. Apart from Spider-Man, superhero movies don't do huge business there. The Dark Knight made only 14M. Iron Man 2 made 12M.

  • TheUniverse said on June 05, 2012 06:44 AM

    I watched the The Avengers and it was FREAKING AWESOME! I like them all but the Hulk/Bruce Banner STANDOUT among the rest. Mark Ruffalo did an AMAZING job and he gave JUSTICE to Hulk/Bruce Banner compared to the other 2 Hulk movies. Marvel and Disney made an EXCELLENT decision for giving the role to Mark Ruffalo. We NEED a new Hulk movie of Mark Ruffalo! WE NEED MORE!

  • delfra said on August 25, 2012 02:40 AM

    @IRASTEV - "The Avengers" won't quite scale some of the heights i earlier predicted, but it is indeed doing great buisness in Japan. It's already passed the grosses of TDK & "Iron Man 2" during their entire box office runs there, it's also already passed TDKR and should overtake TASM box office gross within another week or so. So "The Avengers" appears to be shaping up to be a big hit in Japan afterall.

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