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Odds Say Avengers Endgame Receives a Rotten Tomatoes Score Higher than 87.5 on Opening Weekend

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Avengers: Endgame is shaping up to be the most anticipated movie of 2019. Photo by Marvel Studios.
  • The Avengers return this April 26th in Avengers: Endgame
  • The Marvel Cinematic Universe is anticipated to come to a head with dozens of appearances by fans’ favorite superheroes
  • While box office performance is estimated to be impressive, odds are available about how the critics’ average will perform

With the Marvel Cinematic Universe reaching its peak, all eyes are on the upcoming Avengers: Endgame, which sees a release April 26th. The mega-successful series will bring back all your favorite superheroes in one shot.

It’s no doubt the film will be massively successful at the box office, but how will it pan out with critics?

What Will Avengers: Endgame’s Rotten Tomatoes Score Be on Opening Weekend?

What Will Avengers: Endgame’s Rotten Tomatoes Score Be on Opening Weekend? Odds at MyBookie
Over 87.5 -130
Under 87.5 +100

*Odds taken 03/29/2019

The Avengers films have a celebrated critical history. Marvel movies overall seem to have no trouble performing well among critics, judging by the scores on Rotten Tomatoes.

Looking at the 10 most recent installments in this franchise, we see an overall very successful run on the review aggregator. These films are certified fresh across the board. That’s a win for these heroes.

Rotten Tomatoes Scores for 10 Most Recent Marvel Cinematic Universe Films

Film  Current Critical Rating on Rotten Tomatoes
Captain Marvel 78%
Ant-Man and the Wasp 88%
Avengers: Infinity War 85%
Black Panther 97%
Thor: Ragnarok 92%
Spider-Man: Homecoming 92%
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 83%
Doctor Strange 89%
Captain America: Civil War 91%
Ant-Man 82%

Examining all 21 films under this film umbrella, we see an average of 83.86%, with Black Panther as the most critically acclaimed. Many others rank high as well.

Marvel Cinematic Universe Films have an average score of 83.86% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Even when you consider the overall lowest score is 66% for Thor: The Dark World, that’s not even too terrible. Marvel even bounced back hugely with the follow-up Thor: Ragnarok with 92%.

Looking at the competition, the DC Extended Universe is much worse off with some real stinkers in the midst. Both Suicide Squad and Batman v Superman are rated equally at 27% a piece. Yikes.

Critics Have Been Kind to Iron Man in the Past

People are really looking for Avengers: Endgame to tie up the Tony Stark/Iron Man character that Robert Downey Jr. has become synonymous with. It’s rumored the character might even be killed off for good this time around. Juicy!

With Downey Jr.’s celebrated history in this role and the integrity his character has brought these films, it seems likely that Avengers: Endgame is going to be well appreciated by critics. They’ve been kind to Downey Jr.’s Iron Man all along, so why would that change now?

All The Avengers Do is Win

As we head into opening weekend, Avengers: Endgame has everything in its favor and no strikes against it. The franchise has repeatedly killed it at the box office and with critics, and this time will be no different.

Avengers: Endgame has everything in its favor and no strikes against it.

We also see a film with such a beloved cast including critical darlings like Josh Brolin, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Don Cheadle. Avengers: Endgame is going to perform well. It’s a no-brainer.

Pick: Over 87.5 (-130)

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