"Avengers: Endgame"probably had more hype than any other movie in history... and yet, it somehow still managed to exceed expectations.
Opening weekend projections for"Endgame"started at around $250 million last month and grew to $300 million over the past week or two... but it ended up raking in$350 MILLIONin the U.S., and$1.2 BILLIONworldwide.
That shatters the previous records of $257.7 million domestically, and $640.5 million globally, which were both were set by"Avengers: Infinity War"last year.
"Endgame" is the fastest movie to ever top $1 billion globally, doing it in just five days. It took"Infinity War"11 days...
And it was responsible for a whole lot of crazy news stories...
A guy in Hong Kong walked out of a screening, and started yelling... revealing spoilers while people were waiting in line to see it. So several fans stepped out of line to beat him up... Click Here for the story and pics.
A 21-year-old woman in China had to be hospitalized for uncontrollable CRYING after seeing the movie. She started hyperventilating, so her friends took her to the ER. She also had chest pain, muscle spasms, and numbness in her limbs... Click Here for the story.
Maybe people's hearts just aren't ready for Endgame... Heart monitors of people watching the movie spiked to dangerous levels... Click Here for the story.
What did you think of the movie? NO SPOILERS (see the first story above)