“I love you 3,000.” The phrase used by Morgan Stark (Lexi Rabe) and her father Tony Stark, known as Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) to express their love for one another a hit phrase for the Movie. Above is the line in other Avengers movies (learn the order of Avengers movies here), "Avengers, get together!"
While most Marvel fans may have thought the 3000 number was just an accent or a fun way to say, "I love you very much", there is a theory of fans that makes circles on the internet for a whole different meaning.
Possible secondary meaning may explain the meaning of the number as it relates to Avengers: Endgame and any other Avengers franchise movie. Keep reading to learn more about fan theory. Warning: Avengers: Endgame spoilers ahead.
When is "I Love You 3,000" said in Avengers: The Endgame?
The hero of Downey Jr. left his daughter to save the universe in Avengers: Endgame . But before she does, Reib's character tells her a heartbreaking thing: "I love 3,000."
The phrase was reiterated later in the film, unfortunately, at the funeral of Stark known as Iron Man. While Downey Jr.'s hero didn't say much when he tragically died in Avengers: Endgame – the actor "instinctively" knew his last scene, as the Marvel superhero needed little to no dialogue – Stark aka The Iron Man saying goodbye to a message he was recording in anticipation of his death.
At the end of the message playing at his funeral, Downey Jr.'s hero said goodbye to his family and friends, saying, "I love you 3000".
Fans Link Number 3000 to Avengers Movie Run Time
On Marvel's Twitter fan, he shared what could be another meaning – or perhaps a happy coincidence – beyond the meaning of the number 3000 in the charming logo, according to The Wrap .
They found when all 22 films were added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), in addition to Spider-Man: Away From Home which has yet to be released, when you tweaked the theory, their number was 3000 minutes.
Learn about the screen time that every great superhero has had in Avengers: Endgame here.
They estimated the duration of Spiderman: Far from Home at 129 minutes and correctly guessed.
Although Twitter users have indicated that there are several runtime periods that are slightly off, the math is still added to the total of 3000 minutes.
If that was deliberate – it might seem difficult to do by accident, but it's just us – we're talking about a serious reverse conversation by Marvel Studios.
The children of Robert Downey Jr. actually coined the phrase
Christopher Marcus and Stephen McPhee, the writers of Avengers: Endgame once said that the children of Downey Jr. should "thank you" ", According to Comicbook.com. McFili said the 54-year-old actor's children said the phrase that penetrated the movie. "I love you tones" was the original line, McPhee said.
No matter the exact origin of the phrase, we love it 3000.