Recently passing up the 10-year reign of “Avatar” as the highest grossing film of all time, ”Avengers: Endgame” will be available through rental outlets tomorrow.
According to Box Office Mojo, the film has amassed $2.7902 billion dollars worldwide, edging out Avatar’s worldwide box office totals of $2.7897 billion.
In 2018, it’s prequel “Avengers Infinity War” had opening gross totals just in the United States alone of $258 million with a lifetime earnings, worldwide, of over $2 billion.
On the movie review aggregate’s website, Rotten Tomatoes, it says, “The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films.”
Under the film’s trivia on the IMDb website, at 3 hours and 1 minute, “Avengers: Endgame” is not only the longest Marvel Studios film, but also the longest superhero film released theatrically.
The critics’ score on Rotten Tomatoes’ website is at 94 percent and the audience score is at 91 percent.
“Exciting, entertaining, and emotionally impactful, Avengers: Endgame does whatever it takes to deliver a satisfying finale to Marvel’s epic Infinity Saga,” said the website’s critics consensus.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, the film is rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action and some language.
Other films set to release to theaters this weekend include:
n “Trial by Fire,” directed by Edward Zwick and staring Laura Dern, Jack O’Connell, Emily Meade and Jeff Perry. Trial by Fire is the true-life Texas story of the unlikely bond between an imprisoned death row inmate and a mother of two from Houston who, though facing staggering odds, fights mightily for his freedom. Cameron Todd Willingham, a poor, uneducated heavy metal devotee with a violent streak and a criminal record, is convicted of arson-related triple homicide in 1992. During his 12 years on death row, Elizabeth Gilbert, an improbable ally, uncovers questionable methods and illogical conclusions in his case.
The film is rated R for language throughout, some violence, disturbing images, sexual material and brief nudity.
n “The Vault,” directed by Tom DeNucci and staring Don Johnson, Theo Rossi, Samira Wiley and Clive Standen. In 1975, $34 million of Mafia money comes up missing when a small time group of men steal it directly from the vault at the Hudson Fur Storage in Rhode Island. This was thought to be an inside job and seen as one of the biggest bank heist in criminal history.
The film is rated R for language throughout, violence, drug use and some sexuality/nudity.
The synopsis for each film was taken from Rottentomatoes.com.