While the other three top worldwide grossers released in the month of December to capitalize on the year-end holidays -Avatar and The Force Awakens on 18 December, and Titanic on 19 December - Infinity War is the only summer/spring film to pull in $2 billion in global earnings in history. The Marvel Cinematic Superhero film has entered the $ 2 Billion club at the ticket windows.
Infinity War worldwide is Marvel's highest release ever topping 2012's Avengers ($1.5 billion), and followed by Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.4 billion) and Black Panther ($1.345 billion).
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Interestingly enough, Infinity War still trails behind Black Panther at the USA box office, as Black Panther grossed $699,407,298.
Disney might be a little unhappy with the lackluster Solo box office, but Infinity War's whopping success should keep them happy.
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"We keep saying, 'Patience is a virtue.'" Joe Russo said before Infinity War's release. Its US$257.7 million domestic opening weekend set a new record. Black Panther remains the top grossing Marvel title stateside and is fighting its way to the $700M finish line, now at $699.4M, third highest of all-time after Force Awakens ($936.6M) and Avatar ($760.5M).
Avengers: Infinity War is in theaters now. The same report predicts a sure-shot $2 billion gross for Avengers 4. This makes it the third-highest grossing film internationally, and the fifth-biggest stateside. It's also the highest-grossing Hollywood film in India and Thailand.
The film, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, features a massive cast that includes Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt amongst many others.
Inevitably, with a gap in knowledge and unprecedented hype for Avengers 4, speculation on what we are going to see in the sequel has been rife.
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