Moviegoers headed out to theatres in droves for the second weekend in a row to see Avengers: Endgame.
And the Marvel Cinematic Universe just became even more powerful with Endgame earning the title of second-highest grossing film of all time with a staggering $2 billion at the box office, according to Variety.
The hit Disney flick has now grossed $2.188 billion globally in its 11-day run, with another $145 million at the domestic box office during its second weekend in theaters.
The second-weekend tally was the second biggest in history, just behind the $149.2 million earned by Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015.
Endgame has earned $620 million at the domestic box office in its short run, becoming the ninth biggest film in North America.
Internationally, the Avenger’s flick has earned $1.56 billion, with $575 million coming in from China alone.
The blockbuster movie reached a global box office of $1.915 billion by Friday, according to Deadline, and its current worldwide tally is $2.188 billion.
Endgame is now one of five films to surpass the $2 billion marker, joining Avengers: Infinity War ($2.048 billion), Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.068 billion), Titanic ($2.187 billion) and the highest grossing movie of all time worldwide, Avatar ($2.788 billion).
The film became the No. 2 highest grossing global movie of all time, having surpassed Jurassic World on Thursday and broke records to become the first film in history to surpass the $1 billion mark in just its opening weekend, raking in an estimated $1.2 billion.
With an estimated budget of $356 million, Endgame is one of the most expensive films ever made and saw the conclusion of the decade-long Infinity Saga – which documented Thanos’ plot to wipe out half of the universe’s living creatures.
Endgame is the latter end of Marvel’s ‘Phase Three’, but the superhero giant shows no signs of slowing down just yet, with ‘Phase Four’ set to begin in 2020.
The fourth phase is set to include the long-awaited Black Widow solo film, and sequels for Doctor Strange, Black Panther and Guardians of the Galaxy.