Avengers: Infinity War becomes fastest film to earn Dollars 1 bn worldwide

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The Disney/Marvel film continued to vaporize its competition in its second week, becoming the fastest film ever to cross $1 billion globally. The Force Awakens' second weekend, it dropped just 39.8% to take in $149.2 million in its second frame, and an additional 39.5% in its third weekend to set a third-weekend record of $90.2 million. The top five markets for Infinity War so far have been South Korea ($69.1 million), the United Kingdom ($67.2 million), Mexico ($48.7 million), Brazil ($44.3 million) and India with $35.7 million. Even more impressive is that Marvel's latest reached this milestone prior to Infinity War's opening in China, which isn't until May 11th.

The superhero tentpole opened to $257.6 million last weekend, attaining the highest-grossing opening weekend of all time.

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Avengers: Infinity War, which released on April 27, went past the United States dollars one billion mark on Saturday, reports Variety.

The movie brings together 23 heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), to stop the villain Thanos in his quest to destroy half of the world.

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The top 10 is rounded out by Tully ($3.18 million), Black Panther ($3.14 million), Truth or Dare ($1.88 million), Super Troopers 2 ($1.81 million) and Bad Samaritan ($3.9 million).

The latest juggernaut from Disney/Marvel studios took in an estimated $112.47 million over the weekend, according to boxofficepro.com, on over 4,400 screens. Looking ahead to next weekend, only two movies will arrive in wide release, with Universal's thriller Breaking In, starring Gabrielle Union, and New Line Cinema's Life of the Party, starring Melissa McCarthy.

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