The highest-grossing movies of all time, and the much-awaited film, Avengers: Endgame, has made ‘I love you 3000’, more than just a phrase.
Morgan Stark (Alexandra Rachel Babe) and her father Tony Stark aka Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.), used the catchphrase to express their love for each other. And definitely, fans are head over heels about it!
Though most fans believe that ‘3000’ is just a way of conveying that ‘I love you a lot,’ many other theories are getting speculated on the internet.
On Twitter, a Marvel fan suggested that when the run time of all 22 movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was added up, including Spider-Man: Far From Home, the number equaled to 3000 minutes. Post the dispute between Sony Pictures and MCU. However, the release of Spider-Man is uncertain.
The writers of Avengers: Endgame, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, according to various sites, once said that Robert Downey Jr.’s kids are to be thanked for the ‘I love you 3000’. Apparently, McFeely said that the initial phrase was coined to be ‘I love you tons.’
In the movie, Morgan was born after Thanos snapped half of the universe’s population into dust and she is the main reason Tony, i.e., Iron Man was reluctant to reverse that chaos that the Titan had caused.
At his funeral, Tony, in a pre-recorded message, says, “That’s the hero gig. Part of the journey is the end.”
Avengers: Endgame has earned more than $850 million at the domestic office and approximately $2.8 billion worldwide. Avengers is expected to exceed the box office collection by $8 million.
Nonetheless, the audience were left overwhelmed and on a roller-coaster of emotions, when the film concluded with Iron Man looking right in the eyes of his daughter and the viewers, and saying, “I love you 3000.”