Most successful pre-sales, most successful launch weekend, most successful comic book adaptation: The Marvel spectacle "Avengers: Endgame" broke numerous records. Disney's film studio would probably have preferred to forego the new title.
No one could beat "Avengers: Endgame" at the box office: The Avenger sequel grossed over 2.8 billion US dollars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, however, seemed less impressed by the comic book adaptation than the Marvel fans: At the Oscars 2020 "Endgame" was only nominated in the category "Best visual effects" – and had to deal with Sam Mendes' war drama " Give in 1917 " .
A record that nobody wanted to set
According to Digital Spy , "Endgame" is officially the first blockbuster of all time to lead the list of the most financially successful films on the one hand, but has not received a single Oscar on the other. Negative record.
The previous tops on the box office hit list such as "Gone with the Wind" (1939), "Jurassic Park" (1993), "Titanic" (1997) and "Avatar" (2009) received one or more Academy Awards.
Oscar fail for Disney bearable
Disney and Marvel Studios are not deterred by the Oscar setback: the next superhero film is already in the starting blocks. "Black Widow" will hit theaters on April 30, 2020. In addition, the Germany launch of the Disney + streaming service is due on March 24, including several Marvel series . The fans should like that – who needs an Oscar?