Avengers: Endgame fans coming to terms with Avatar remaining the top-grossing movie
It’s not enough that Avengers: Endgame made more than $2 billion at the box office or that it’s heralded as a major accomplishment in film, ending a 22-movie arc that spans 11 years — not for Marvel fans. Their end goal to make Endgame the biggest movie of all time fell short by about $18 million.
Not even Endgame, which grossed about $2.76 billion, can defeat Avatar’s historic $2.78 billion box office revenue.
Marvel Studios attempted to claim the top spot from James Cameron’s Avatar (which is now also owned by Disney, following the company’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox) by releasing a new version of Endgame in theaters last weekend that came with a deleted scene. It was 18 seconds long, and it was largely seen by fans as a waste…