Avengers: Endgame — Marvel tentpole hauls $83 million in China by early afternoon on opening day2Photo© thequint.com

Avengers: Endgame — Marvel tentpole hauls $83 million in China by early afternoon on opening day

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As anticipated, Avengers: Endgame is off to a record-breaking spree in China. The film, which arrived in China theatres two days before the worldwide release, has racked up an astronomical $83 million by 2 pm (11:30 am IST) on its opening day, reports Variety.

Currently, the highest-earning foreign film in China is 2017’s The Fate of the Furious, which has collected $393 million during the course of its run in the country. According to the aforementioned report, Endgame has the potential to haul in total of $521 million, as per its opening day ticket sales. Generally, foreign movies are given a window of four weeks for its screening, but movies that perform exceptionally well may be given an extension by the authorities.

The MCU film brought home a whopping $110 million with its ticket pre-sales ahead of its opening on Tuesday and has dethroned Chinese film Monster Hunt 2, which sold $59.6 million.