‘Avengers: Endgame’, Marvel Studios’ epic conclusion and final entry to their 11 year saga, has smashed the UK and Ireland box office records in its opening weekend.
As part of its phenomenal £930m ($1.2bn) global debut, the film scored a £43.4m ($56.1m) opening in the UK, smashing the previously held record from James Bond’s ‘Spectre’ (who had 7 day holiday opening) totalling £41.3m back in October 2015.
The film has also broken the biggest opening day of all time record, previously held by ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ with £11.9M on Thursday 25th April.
That means the latest Marvel entry also topped the previous film in the franchise, last year’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’.
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers: Endgame.
‘Avengers: Endgame’ is currently playing in cinemas in the UK and Ireland