Director. “Avengers: Endgame” is a 2019 superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and produced by Marvel Studios.
Follow up. The movie is the direct sequel to “Avengers: Infinity War” and serves as the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first decade of films.
Cast. The movie features an ensemble cast, including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, and Josh Brolin.
Release date. The movie was released on April 26, 2019, and grossed over $2.79 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of all time at the time of its release.
Plot. The movie follows the remaining Avengers as they attempt to reverse the damage caused by Thanos in the previous film, which resulted in half of all life in the universe being erased.
Shooting schedule. “Avengers: Endgame” was shot back-to-back with “Avengers: Infinity War” and was originally titled “Avengers: Infinity War – Part 2.”
Running time. The movie’s runtime is three hours and one minute, making it the longest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Film’s music. The film’s score was composed by Alan Silvestri, who also composed the score for the first Avengers film.
Film reference. “Avengers: Endgame” features several nods to previous Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including references to “Iron Man,” “Thor,” “The Avengers,” and “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
Ending. The movie’s ending, which sees several key characters depart from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, marked the end of an era for the franchise.
Creative marketing. The movie’s marketing campaign was shrouded in secrecy, with the trailers featuring footage from the first 15 minutes of the film.
The numbers. The film’s box office success was largely driven by its record-breaking opening weekend, which saw it gross $1.2 billion worldwide in its first five days of release.
Cameo appearances. “Avengers: Endgame” features several surprise cameos, including appearances by Tilda Swinton, Rene Russo, and Robert Redford.
Budget. The movie’s production budget was reported to be between $350 and $400 million, making it one of the most expensive films ever made.
Awards. “Avengers: Endgame” was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, which it won.