Avengers: Infinity War dominates with another $275.1 million worldwide
Marvel Studios‘ Avengers: Infinity War dominated with another $275.1 million worldwide this weekend to take its global total to $1.164 billion! The juggernaut was the fastest ever to cross the $1 billion mark globally, doing so in just 11 days of release on Saturday. The record was previously held by Disney’s own Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which surpassed the mark in 12 days.
Domestically, Avengers: Infinity War‘s second weekend of $113 million is the second-best ever behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($149.2 million). With a domestic total of $450.8 million, Infinity War is also the second-fastest release to cross the $400 million mark, also behind only The Force Awakens. The movie is already up to No. 15 on the all-time domestic list.
Internationally, Avengers: Infinity War added $162.6 million this weekend and has earned a total of $713.3 million, with China still to go on May 11. It opened in Russia this weekend and set a new opening weekend record topping the previous best posted by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales with an estimated $17.6 million. The $713.3 million already puts Infinity War at No. 24 on the international all-time list. The international highlights so far are as follows: Korea ($69.1M); UK ($67.2M); Mexico ($48.7M); Brazil ($44.3M); India; ($35.7M); Australia ($34.5M); France ($31.5M); Germany ($28.8M); Japan ($23.9M); Indonesia ($20.6M); Philippines ($19.7M); Italy ($18.9M); Spain ($17.7M); Russia ($17.6M); Taiwan ($17.0M); Hong Kong ($15.8M); Thailand ($15.8M); and Malaysia ($14.3M).
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.