Avengers: Infinity War flies past the $900 million mark
Marvel Studios‘ Avengers: Infinity War added another $47.5 million at the global box office on Thursday to take its nine-day total to $905.1 million. The film earned $15.5 million domestically and $32 million internationally. Avengers: Infinity War has now grossed $338.4 million in North America and $566.7 million overseas.
Yesterday saw Avengers: Infinity War pass Spider-Man 3 ($891M), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($880M), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($874M) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($854M) globally.
Russia opened yesterday and posted an estimated $4.9 milion, making it the biggest industry opening day of all time and becoming the first movie to ever sell more than a million tickets in a single day. While the film won’t open in China until May 11th, the international highlights so far include: UK ($53.7M); Korea ($53.1M); Mexico ($39.9M); Brazil ($33.5M); India ($30.1M); Australia ($27.8M); France ($26.3M); Germany ($23.2M); Indonesia ($17.8M); Japan ($17.4M); Philippines ($17.3M); Italy ($16.0M); Spain ($14.5M); Thailand ($13.9M); Taiwan ($13.7M); Hong Kong ($12.8M); and Malaysia ($12.1M).
The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Peter Dinklage, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt.
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.