2 Brothers From Cleveland Make Box Office History with ‘Avengers’ Finale

Jul 23, 2019 206

BY: John Deike, Rachel Vadaj

Two brothers from Cleveland proved the sky is the limit for Italian Americans at the worldwide box office. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo took the crown for the most profitable movie in Hollywood history when Avengers: Endgame hit $2.79 billion late last week.

James Cameron’s science fiction film “Avatar” previously held that top spot for 10 years with $2.78 billion in ticket sales. Audiences from across the globe flocked to theaters to see the 3-hour film, as the movie’s record-breaking opening day ticket sales hit $156.7 million at the domestic box office. To put it in perspective, the previous opening day record belonged to 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which grossed $119 million.

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SOURCE: https://www.orderisda.org

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