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Avengers Infinity War becomes the fourth film to cross $2 billion worldwide

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Becomes Fourth Pic To Cross $2 Billion Global Mark AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Global Box Office Tops $2 Billion
Charles Bowen | 13 June, 2018, 16:42

Mark Reilly and John Rocha sit down to give their thoughts about this box office achievement from Marvel.

It sounds like some fans may have taken Clint Barton/Hawkeye's absence from Avengers: Infinity War a little too seriously. Infinity War is now the fourth film in the history of cinema to earn $2 billion global total after Avatar ($2.788 billion), Titanic ($2.188 billion) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.068 billion). Pic holds the record for biggest domestic debut ever with $257.7M in its opening weekend.

Disney announced Tuesday that Infinity War reached the milestone in its 48th day of release, with a domestic total of $656.1 million and an global total of $1.35 billion. Infinity War now stands as Marvel's highest-grossing film ever - although Black Panther still has it beat domestically with $699.4 million.

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After months of speculation, it turned out that Jeremy Renner indeed wasn't a part of Avengers: Infinity War. The only other movies in the $2 billion club are "Avatar", "Titanic" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". The other three films came out during December, when studios tend to release their prestige films in time to qualify for Oscar consideration.

Other top territories include United Kingdom ($95.1M), South Korea ($92.8M), Brazil ($65.9M), Mexico ($59.9M), Australia ($46.3M), France ($45.3M), India ($43.6M), Germany ($43.4M), Russian Federation ($34.4M), and Japan ($33.6M).

He may not be the most powerful hero, but Iron Man is clearly the heart of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After Thanos (Josh Brolin) acquires the Infinity Stones, he erases half of all sentient life in the universe. Well, when it comes to movie blockbusters, they don't get much bigger than Avengers: Infinity War. That film, which was Marvel's first to be directed by an African American and have a predominantly African American cast, broke records of its own before going on to make more than $1.3 billion globally.

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