Let’s start this article with a question! What was the highest amount you paid to buy a movie ticket? Share in the comments section below. Let’s start by giving you a new anecdote as we move closer to the second anniversary of Avengers: Endgame (or Avengers-ary as we call it).
As we move forward to book tickets here, following the same pattern, Endgame’s presale reservations have taken their toll when they were up for grabs. Every fan wanted to watch this “ big screen show ” on the best screen possible, and IMAX was the hottest option of them all.
This created a unique opportunity for the scalpers, and they started using eBay to sell the tickets. For those who are not paid, eBay works on the auction system and those who can bid the highest own the product.
At the time, tickets to Avengers; Endgame went live, there were listings on eBay that cost $ 15,000 for two tickets. These were tickets from AMC in West Orange, New Jersey, for the afternoon show on opening day.
If we convert this to Indian rupees, it comes down to Rs 11.20.875 for two tickets, and if you calculate it, it costs Rs 5.60.437 for a single ticket. Please note that they also had to bear the cost of the popcorn and drinks outside of that (pun intended).
Fandango editor-in-chief Erik Davis shared in a statement that revealed at the time in a report: “Avengers: Endgame sales have exceeded all expectations and exceeded Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the former record holder, to become Fandango’s best-selling title in his 24 Hours of Sales, and he accomplished this feat in just six hours. “
He also added: “We’ve never seen anything like it – it’s truly a groundbreaking achievement – because fans just can’t wait to see how this epic saga ends.”
Avengers: Endgame fans, tell us your story of watching the movie in the comments section below.
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