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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Avatar’ to Become Biggest Movie in History
Variety ^ | June 20, 2019 | Rebecca Rubin

Posted on 07/21/2019 8:30:45 AM PDT by EdnaMode

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James Cameron has held the #1 spot since 1998 (Titanic). Avatar could reclaim the top spot if the movie is rereleased before Avatar 2.
1 posted on 07/21/2019 8:30:45 AM PDT by EdnaMode
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Not adjusted for inflation. So Gone with the Wind (an actually good movie) is still number 1. Avatar and every MCU movie is absolute trash made excessively for Chinese Slave Labor and are forgotten as soon as it leaves the theater.


2 posted on 07/21/2019 8:43:04 AM PDT by escapefromboston (Free Assange)
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Avatar and every MCU movie is absolute trash made excessively for Chinese Slave Labor and are forgotten as soon as it leaves the theater.

Have you ever seen them? The Marvel movies are enjoyable, IMO. They were also made in GA, which benefited the economy there.

3 posted on 07/21/2019 8:54:09 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Isn't it funny that the very people who scream "My body, my choice" wants a say in your healthcare?)
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Gone With the Wind is #1 adjusted for inflation in North America. Not sure how it ranks adjusted for inflation globally.


4 posted on 07/21/2019 9:01:29 AM PDT by EdnaMode
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Could not watch “Avatar” and just could care less.


5 posted on 07/21/2019 9:06:56 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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It’s like 30 movies. I probably seen less than half because my friend always wanted to go. They were fun enough at the start but after a point they just became tedious. If you enjoy them that’s fine but I can’t honestly see how they still do well at this point.


6 posted on 07/21/2019 9:09:26 AM PDT by escapefromboston (Free Assange)
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Minimizing captain marvel’s screen time and story saved this picture. If they had eliminated it completely this landmark would have been hit months ago.


7 posted on 07/21/2019 9:18:09 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (As always IMHO)
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Trying to watch Avengers 14 is like trying to watch Rocky 4 or 5 or whatever.

I just do not find biotech sorcery all that interesting.

As Hollywierd has abandoned Morality wholesale, trading shock factor for an ever increasingly jaded audiences, (an inevitable consequence of shock drivel screen plays), they have themselves become so jaded as to no longer have the capacity to write Morality plays.

That is a primary consequence of selling out your spirit to your flesh, it changes you in ways that you can no longer comprehend the higher things in life. You do not in life become a simple collection of all your highest achievements, you become a synthesis of all the things you choose to embrace. Some things open up, others close down.

The bible says this eloquently, sow to wind, reap a whirlwind.

You see this pattern in the “reverse evolution” of music, the current pop and rap vs classical orchestra and part part harmony jazz age.

It is not that technopop and CGI graphics are a step down in media capability, quite the converse. Our capability to innovate in media has grown exponentially. But at the same time our social Morality has degraded exponentially also.

So we have the dichotomy in place of capability vs capacity in comprehension of the “finer things of life”.

Modern society is a nuclear powered cesspool, incapable of writing a plot above feces level.

We have traded love, honor and joy for the eye candy of Babylon in Hollywood and our society.


8 posted on 07/21/2019 9:37:16 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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I tried watching it. Just a bunch of “superheroes” bouncing around and throwing stuff at each other. Absolultey zero plot or character development. Mindless is not my thing.


9 posted on 07/21/2019 9:46:49 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Capitalism produces EVERYTHING Socialists/Communists/Democratic-Socialists wish to "redistribute.")
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They were made in Georgia because GA offered big bucks in taxpayer bribes...er, incentives.

I used to enjoy Marvel movies. Haven’t in years, so I haven’t seen the last few.


10 posted on 07/21/2019 9:56:33 AM PDT by mewzilla (Break out the mustard seeds)
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11 posted on 07/21/2019 10:01:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("All great causes begin as movements, become businesses and end up as rackets." --Eric Hoffer)
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I was so underwhelmed by this Avengers installment, I had to leave the theater/drive-in. What overblown bulls**t.


12 posted on 07/21/2019 10:09:18 AM PDT by fwdude
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I love people, like you, who pontificate and denigrate modern society.

I bet you shout at the clouds when it rains also.

Life is not about controlling everything, but how you deal with what has been dealt to you.

You might learn that in these Marvel comics....the characters were created in the 1950s and 1960s by decent men who tried to teach that with great power comes great responsibility.


13 posted on 07/21/2019 10:46:07 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (The Democratic Party is now a hate-group)
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I love how some FReepers are triggered by superhero movies.

They react no better than liberal when Trump tweets.

What snowflakes.


14 posted on 07/21/2019 10:46:55 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (The Democratic Party is now a hate-group)
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You might learn that in these Marvel comics....the characters were created in the 1950s and 1960s by decent men who tried to teach that with great power comes great responsibility.

I read a lot of Marvel comics as a kid. I eventually got tired of the constant Marvel movies, and stopped watching after Guardians of the Galaxy. However, Endgame was such a talked about movie that my wife and I decided to play catch-up and see what we had missed. We watched all the ones we had missed on Blu-ray or digital copies and then went to see Endgame in a theater. I'm glad we did. While I did not love every film in the series, it was an over-all impressive achievement. The groundwork for what became the Infinity War storyline was laid quite a few movies ago. The final ending with Engame was intense and rather moving (aside from the gratuitous scene of the guy talking about his boyfriend).

All in all, it was an impressive achievement. It would have been impossible to do in the pre-CGI age.

15 posted on 07/21/2019 11:38:18 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (If it weren't for fake hate crimes, there would be no hate crimes at all.)
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You seem bitter. What is more impressive than just Endgame is the fact that every MCU movie is a huge blockbuster, about 2 dozen, not to mention Daredevil on Netflix, etc. They are a lot of fun to watch. They are not meant to be anything more than that.

Just settle in and get used to it. Marvel mentioned their new slate of movies to be released in 2020 and 2021 and the movies they will make for the new Disney stream service.

16 posted on 07/21/2019 12:10:56 PM PDT by Dave W
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One of the most pretentious posts I have ever read.


17 posted on 07/21/2019 12:13:26 PM PDT by Dave W
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“Just a bunch of “superheroes” bouncing around and throwing stuff at each other. Absolultey zero plot or character development”

exactly like every other super-duper-comicbook-hero CGIed movie for the last 10 years ... if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen ‘em all ...


18 posted on 07/21/2019 12:22:49 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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Mirror, mirror on the wall...


19 posted on 07/21/2019 12:58:44 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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I see you missed my point, indicated by the fact I agree with you. The originals were all morality plays, the modern knock offs are ignoring the depth of the original characters, and the flavors of their struggles with their personal weaknesses; batman’s and superman’s loss of parential figures for moral value, spiderman’s terminal nerdiness, green lanterns struggle of extreme power vs his inferiority complex. Classic coming of age morality plays.

Now instead of the mainstay, humility, and the struggle to develp good character,we end up having an egomaniacal cat fight in wide screen.

Is it a coincidental that the 50s Judeao Christian mindset being given over to the 60s free sex and if it feels good do it shift in Hollywood were the flavors of the day?


20 posted on 07/21/2019 1:12:44 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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