In the 11 years since Marvel Studios launched its Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), starting 2008’s Iron Man, the inter-linked cosmos, currently consisting of 22 movies, have made more than US$21.5 billion (S$29.1 bil) at the global box-office. 

The latest instalment, Avengers: Endgame has earned $19.5 million (as of July 2). On July 1, the movie was re-released with bonus materials as a double bill with Spider-Man: Far From Home. This 'Bring Back' event is an an attempt to beat Avatar's all-time global record of US$2.78 billion (unadjusted to inflation). As per Box-Office Mojo, Endgame is currently at No.2 with US$2.76 billion. 

It’s widely believed that this ‘Bring Back’ event, as Marvel Studios calls it, is an attempt to make a few (million) dollars more, so that they beat Avatar’s all-time global record of US$2.788 billion. As per Box Office Mojo, Endgame is currently at No. 2 with US$2.751 billion;

Here, Endgame has already dethroned Avatar's $10.65 million (or $12.12 mill, adjusted to inflation).  How much will the just-opened Spider-Man: Far From Home make? That's another story for another time. 

Let’s rank the movies Singaporeans flocked to see at the cineplexes, from the lowest- to the highest-grossing.  We also include the movies’ Rotten Tomatoes scores (can reviews influence their commercial performances?) 

Box-office figures: Disney; earnings in 2018 after adjustments for inflation 

Main photo design: Pyron Tan

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