‘Avengers: Endgame’ goes for more box office records this weekend

New York (CNN Business)It looks like “Avengers: Endgame” is not done breaking box office records. The record for biggest second weekend belongs to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which made $149 million for its second weekend in 2015, according to Comscore (SCOR). “If anyone is wondering how you follow up the biggest opening weekend in box office history, it’s with the biggest second weekend ever recorded, a feat that is within reach,” Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore, told CNN Business. Dergarabedian said the film “looks to attract more repeat business” as well as “newcomers who were waiting on the sidelines until now.” “Avengers: Infinity War,” the prequel to “Endgame,” dropped 55% for its second weekend last April. If …

‘Avengers: Endgame’ crosses the $2 billion mark in record time

New York (CNN Business)“Avengers: Endgame” is still dominating the box office. So where does “Endgame” go from here? The film now sets its sights on the highest grossing film in history, “Avatar.” “Endgame” had the biggest global opening in film history with an unprecedented $1.2 billion opening last weekend. That included a record $357 million opening weekend in North America. “In this post-honeymoon phase, ‘Endgame’ has proven that it is no one-weekend wonder,” Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore (SCOR), told CNN Business. Dergarabedian said the film “continues to engender both enthusiasm and love from audiences around the globe” who have been captivated the “story, the characters and the significance” of the Avengers’ epic finale. Can it make it …