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No end to the 'Endgame' magic! 'Avengers' rules global BO with $2.79 bn in just 13 weeks

'Avatar' held onto the record for a decade at $2.789 billion.

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Updated: Jul 22, 2019, 06.48 PM IST
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LOS ANGELES: The global box office has a new king in 'Avengers: Endgame.'

The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks.

'Avatar' held onto the record for a decade at $2.789 billion.

The title comes with a few caveats, however, including the fact that 'Avatar's' grosses are not adjusted for inflation. Also, domestically, 'Avengers: Endgame' is No. 2 to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' by around $80 million.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige gave a shout-out to 'Avatar' director James Cameron Saturday night at San Diego Comic-Con for holding the record for so long. Feige also noted the inflation technicality and said Cameron will probably hold the title again someday.

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Ever since the release of 'Avengers: Infinity War' last year, Marvel fans have been eagerly waiting for the final part. As the superheroes gear up to take a stand against Thanos on April 26 in 'Avengers: Endgame', the mystery of the Infinity Stones continues to intrigue fans. Pankaj Khanna, Founder & Managing Director, Khanna Gems Private Limited, shares what each of the gems mean and how they hold the power to liberate people from problems created by planets. Important Note: Spoilers ahead (watch the movie already!)
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