OREANDA-NEWS. American fantasy thriller "Avengers: Endgame" directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, headed the Russian hire weekend, collecting 925 million rubles, total fees for the week amounted to more than 2 billion rubles, reported kinobusiness.com on Monday. In the new series of superheroes from the team of Avengers and their allies should develop a plan that will help counter the destructive actions of the powerful titan Thanos. The main roles in the film are played by Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan and others.

The second place was taken by another new product - the American melodrama Justin Baldoni "In a meter apart", the film box office for the weekend amounted to 86.3 million rubles. In third place is the Russian animated film "A Big Journey" with collections of 67, 8 million rubles (total fees for two weeks of hire are about 116 million rubles). Russian comedian fighter Roman Prygunova "Billion" with Vladimir Mashkov in the lead role is located on the fourth line, the box office for the weekend amounted to 61.5 million rubles (total fees for 3 weeks hire - 393.5 million rubles). American drama Farhad Safinia "Mind Games" closes the top five with Sean Penn and Mel Gibson in the lead roles, the picture has collected 18 million rubles over the past weekend (total fees for 2 weeks of hire are 48.5 million rubles).

Earlier, experts reported that the fantastic blockbuster Avengers: Endgame set a new record, breaking the $ 2 billion mark on fees in just 11 days after going on the screens, reported the distributor Walt Disney Studios. According to the company, the total film collection after 11 days of release to hire amounted to 2.189 billion dollars. The previous record belonged to the picture of James Cameron "Avatar", which took 47 days to collect more than 2 billion dollars.