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Scalpers selling Avengers: Endgame tickets for $25,000

Captain Marvel CREDIT Courtesy of Marvel Studios
Lora Ball | 09 April, 2019, 11:08

Fandango, a top ticket supplier, also struggled to meet demand and had to put customers in lengthy queues before they could order.

According to Fandango, the latest installment of the Marvel franchise broke the record for the most pre-sale tickets purchased in 24 hours, a record that was previously held by Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Ahead of Avengers: Endgame's Big Worldwide Release, Co-Director Joe Russo Explains Why Superhero Mythology Works.

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Regal, another theatre chain, said sales were outpacing all previous Marvel movies. He discusses what scenes he saw from the giant MCU sequel to Avengers: Infinity War, with Collider Video's Dennis Tzeng. Fan surveys last year showed it was the most anticipated film of this year.

As of Thursday morning, there were over 350 listings on eBay for Endgame tickets. Starting bids for other tickets were around US$35 each.

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The Captain Marvel model follows Lego's release of five new sets for Avengers: Endgame. Took them long enough right?!

Avengers: "Endgame" is just around the corner but that has not curbed the enthusiasm among the fans about it and some people have just found a way to monetise the hysteria around the Marvel Studios tentpole.

Captain Marvel is now the highest-grossing movie of 2019 and after earning $1.003 billion, it has become the 19th Disney movie to ever achieve something this big. Turns out, even the high end was too low - the movie breezed past that for an opening week domestic box office of $257 million.

Box Office Pro is forecasting opening-weekend sales of US$265 million in North America for Endgame.

The opening weekend of the film in the U.S. is all but booked.

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