US man breaks Guinness World Record after watching 'Avengers: Endgame' 191 times in theatres
- Ramiro Alanis set the record after watching "Avengers: Endgame" 191 times in theatres.
- The previous record was held by a YouTuber who watched "Avengers: Infinity War" 103 times.
- Alanis said he sacrificed social time with his family to break the record.
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A Marvel superfan has broken the Guinness World Record for the most cinema productions attended of the same film after watching "Avengers: Endgame" 191 times.
Ramiro Alanis, 33, who is from Florida, broke the record earlier this month, which was previously held by YouTuber NemRaps, who watched "Avengers: Infinity War" 103 times in theaters.
Iâ€™m Officially Amazing!!!
A @GWR Title Holder for â€œThe Most Cinema Productions Attended - Same Filmâ€
With 191 times seen #AvengersEndgame .#Marvel @Russo_Brothers #TigreVengador @ChrisEvans @Kevfeige @RobertDowneyJr @MarkRuffalo @karengillan @jimmyfallon #Tigres @CinePREMIERE https://t.co/FxdA6Fh7Vt pic.twitter.com/ZgRNg517SK — Agustin Alanis (@agalanis17) March 17, 2021
Speaking about breaking the record with the Guinness World Record team, Alanis said his passion for cinema helped him power through his record attempt, but he said it didn't come without struggles.
"The most difficult part about this attempt was giving up my social life with my family, the gym (I lost 16 pounds of muscle), and managing my work hours and screening times at the theaters," he said.
He later thanked his family, friends, and the staff at the theaters he visited for their support.
"Avengers: Endgame" was released in April 2019. By June, Alanis, who counts Captain America as his favorite Marvel character, had already watched the movie over 110 times.
At the time, during an interview with CNN, Alanis said he bought tickets to watch the film "five times on the opening weekend" so he wouldn't miss a thing. After that, Alanis said he started daily visits to the theater to watch the film and posted pictures of his visits online to document the experience.
"I go twice on weekdays; Saturday and Sunday, four to five times, (which) is the most I can because of the movie being 3 hours and 2 minutes long," he said.He added: "After seeing how 'Endgame' was shattering records and making history, I decided to do it too.""Avengers: Endgame" became the highest-grossing film of all time in July 2019 after collecting $2.79 billion at the global box office. "Endgame" had been in theaters for just 87 days. For comparison, the previous record-holder, James Cameron's "Avatar," had been in theaters for 234 days and was re-released before earning its record. Later during the interview with Guinness World Record, Alanis laid out some tips for fellow fans planning to mount their own record-breaking attempt. He said: "Plan accordingly to your record attempt and prepare yourself as much as you can, physically and mentally, all things are possible."
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