NEW YORK AP — Avengers Endgame is crushing th

first_img NEW YORK (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame” is crushing the competition by setting multiple records at the box office a day after its release.The Walt Disney Co. says domestically the film opened Friday with a record $156.7 million (including Thursday previews), besting “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”($119 million in 2015, though it played on fewer screens) and “Avengers: Infinity War” ($106 million in 2018).Outside the U.S., “Avengers: Endgame” broke another record by grossing an estimated $487 million at the end of Friday, surpassing “The Fate of the Furious” aka “Fast & Furious 8” ($443 million in 2017).The Marvel Comics superhero film also broke the record for the highest opening weekend globally of all time with $644 million at the end of Friday. The previous record holder was “Infinity War” with $641 million. Twitter National NewsNewsWatchTop Stories ‘Avengers: Endgame’ sets multiple records at box office By Tyler BarkerApr 28, 2019, 09:50 am 321 0 Facebook Next PostWhitey Bulger died of head injuries, death certificate says Home NewsWatch National News ‘Avengers: Endgame’ sets multiple records at box office Linkedin Tumblr Google+ Mail Pinterest Previous PostGlenville State College Halts Tuition Price Increase for Third Year Tyler Barker Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at [email protected]last_img read more