The global box office has a new king in Avengers: Endgame.
The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped Avatar to become the highest grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks.
Avatar has held onto the record for a decade at $2.789 billion.
The title comes with a few caveats, however, including the fact that Avatar’s grosses are not adjusted for inflation. Also, domestically, Avengers: Endgame is No. 2 to Star Wars: The Force Awakens by around $80 million.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige gave a shout-out to Avatar director James Cameron Saturday night at San Diego Comic-Con for holding the record for so long. Feige also noted the inflation technicality and said Cameron will probably hold the title again someday.