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November 12, 2018,   1:34 PM

Blockbusters That Crossed $2 Billion

Ranju Warrier

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Disney Marvel Studios’ much awaited blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War recently became the fourth film ever to cross $2 billion box-office earnings in July 2018.

The latest installment in the Avengers movie franchise hit the screens worldwide in May and collected $641 million—highest ever—in a weekend opening collection. The superhero-film crossed the massive number in worldwide ticket sales, 33% of which is domestic, while the majority, 67% of its revenues came from its international run.

Avengers: Infinity War’s $2 billion earnings in less than three months surpassed the other two installments. The 2012 release The Avengers collected $1.5 billion and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron earned $1.4 billion in worldwide earnings.

The fourth installment of the Marvel Studios clan Avengers 4 is all-set to release on May 4, 2019 in North America.

Not many films have been lucky enough to reach $2 billion in sales. Here are the four blockbusters that have netted $2 billion in box-office earnings ever.

Avatar

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver

Directed by: James Cameron

2009

$2.79 billion

 

Titanic 

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet

Directed by: James Cameron

1997

$2.12 billion

 

Avengers:

Infinity War

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, among other ensemble star cast

Directed by: Anthony and Joe Russo

2018

$2.04 billion

 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver among other ensemble star cast

Directed by: J. J. Abrams

2015

$2.02 billion



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