'Avengers: Endgame' Is the Most Successful Foreign Film in China The Marvel movie has currently made over $503 million in the country. That smashes the previous record of $393 million, set by 'The Fate of the Furious.' In less than two weeks, it is already in the top 10 of China's highest-grossing flicks. The film has set over 20 records in China, including the most ticket sales in a single day. When its run time in the country ends, 'Endgame' is projected to make around $625 million. This number beat

‘Avengers: Endgame’ a mega hit in China, leads to surge in Chinese tourists at Atlanta film locations

The five-day opening of Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” in China has set a record for the country’s highest-grossing opening weekend of any film.

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The Disney-Marvel hit crossed the $500 million mark in China Thursday and, according to Hollywood Reporter, local ticketing service Mayoan estimates the film will earn as much as $625 million by the end of its China run. That’s about $100 million more than originally predicted.

Xinhaunet.com also noted the popularity of “Endgame” in the country has led to “surging visits” to filming locations.

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According to the site, which used data from the country’s largest online travel agency Ctrip, online orders for trips to Edinburgh, Atlanta, New York, Kathmandu and Johannesburg have increased since the Chinese premiere.

In Atlanta, Xinhaunet.com reported, online orders for trips to Atlanta increased 103% over last year, though there’s no information on the actual numbers of visitors.

“Avengers: Endgame” filmed at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County between August 2017 and January 2018.

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Fiza Pirani
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Fiza Pirani is a web producer and writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is also the editor behind AJC’s Pulse Magazine, a digital healthcare...