'Avengers: Infinity War' Is Setting All Kinds Of Box Office Records

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Avengers: Infinity War has made box-office history, soaring into theaters with a $250 million opening weekend, comScore estimates.

In his reaction in a statement, Bikram Duggal, Executive Director & Head Studios and CMO, Disney India, said Avengers Infinity War euphoria and the reactions from fans has been stupendous.

This is expected that in the weekend movie will cross $230 million.

The track record for Marvel, along with the hyper, extravagant effort put into the long-planned "Infinity War", made the record-setting weekend something of a fait accompli.

One has to wonder if Infinity War has enough legs to power on and beat both Titanic and Avatar to become the highest grossing movie of all time. With "Infinity War's" massive debut, Marvel's 19 titles have collectively grossed $15 billion worldwide. Avengers Infinity War released in theatres on April 27 in the USA and India while Australia and a few other countries got the chance to watch it a day earlier than everyone else.

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The single opening day for the Marvel sequel is now only second behind The Force Awakens as well.

A late push and some solid matinee performances later, and that top spot is not out of reach by any means. The previous worldwide opening record holder was The Fate of the Furious with $541.9 million. That film opened to $248 million in sales in its opening weekend in December 2015.

"With an epic storyline, larger-than-life characters and our localisation efforts, the film is setting a milestone in the cinematic universe", Duggal added. It dethroned the previous domestic victor from its own franchise - The Avengers (2012) and also decimated DCEU film Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice which held the crown at $422.5 on its opening at the worldwide box-office. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a score of 84 percent on the Tomatometer and a higher 93 percent from the audience.

The Avengers Infinity War has crosses $1 billion at the domestic box office collection.

To date, The Avengers ($207.4 million) holds the record for the biggest superhero launch, followed by Black Panther ($202 million). In a very distant second place was John Krasinski's "A Quiet Place" with $10.7 million in its fourth week.

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