Domestically, "Infinity War" took in $250 million, surpassing 2015′s "The Force Awakens", which brought in $247 million. BBC reports that the global opening weekend of the movie came to $630 million worldwide. And now, he has finally arrived on Earth in search of the six Infinity Stones, whose power when combined can make the owner the most powerful being in the universe. Paramount's "A Quiet Place", a horror film directed by John Krasinski, slid into second place with an additional $10.6 million, according to comScore, which compiles box office data.
But this moment in "Infinity War" is a familiar one for anyone who has read Marvel's "The Infinity Gauntlet" comic book. The tape surpasses Fast Furios 8, which until now housed world record of income in a first weekend with 543 million dollars (447 million euros). But the film's focus on the villain pays off in a way that often doesn't in Marvel films that mostly ignore any development for its antagonists. The Avengers comprises of Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Vision (Paul Bettany), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan). The film opened worldwide on April 27. The Marvel film received an "A" from CinemaScore from opening day audiences. As I was saying in the opening...
This article will be updated with time as more records and milestones are set. And as mentioned in The Times' analysis, it will wrap up the 20-film Disney franchise.
Infinity War was always expected to set one box office record after another following the highly anticipated premiere this weekend. Marvel has made nearly $15 billion since Disney head Bob Iger purchased it for $4 billion in 2009. The film is a game changer. "And you've got 3 minutes to tell that story!" It's easily the biggest superhero event movie we've ever seen, and fans have been flocking to the theaters.