Nigerians spent over N304 million on Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in the films first seven days across cinemas in the country.
So far, the three-hour long film has broken the record for the biggest opening in Nigeria, a title previously held by ‘Black Panther’ which made N135.4 million in its first weekend.
According to data provided by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria through their Instagram page @ceanigeria, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ debuted with N22.5 million in Nigeria on opening day.
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It was also reported that the superhero movie went on to make N188 million in its first weekend.
Marvel’s superhero flick is still leading the Nigerian chart even as it continues to break world records.
According to box office reports, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has become the second-highest grossing film in the world, with an estimated $2.189 billion.
Disney announced recently that Avengers: Endgame pulled in an estimated $1.209 billion worldwide in its opening weekend, easily smashing the record of $640.5 million that Avengers: Infinity War set just last year. The figure also makes Avengers: Endgame the first film in history to surpass $1 billion in ticket sales in its debut weekend.