Box Office Report: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Crosses $1 Billion


Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War continues to reign supreme at the box office, ringing up $112 million domestically over its second weekend in theaters. The comic book-inspired superhero film set a new record this weekend, making it past the $1 billion mark worldwide faster than any film in history. It also moved into 2nd place on the biggest second weekend chart behind only 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

With Avengers: Infinity War and A Quiet Place pulling in audiences, newcomers Tully and Bad Samaritan were left out in the cold. Neither film could muster double digit opening weekends. However, the weekend’s other new theatrical release – Overboard starring Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris – performed better than anticipated. The remake of the 1987 romantic comedy which starred Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn brought in $14 million off a budget of $12 million-ish.

Box Office Top 10: May 4-6, 2018

  1. Avengers: Infinity War – $112,474,000
  2. Overboard – $14,750,000
  3. A Quiet Place – $7,600,000
  4. I Feel Pretty – $4,900,000
  5. Rampage – $4,620,000
  6. Tully – $3,186,000
  7. Black Panther – $3,146,000
  8. Truth or Dare – $1,885,000
  9. Super Troopers 2 – $1,815,000
  10. Bad Samaritan – $1,758,000

The Plot: An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

The large ensemble cast of Avengers: Infinity War also includes Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk, and Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord. Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, Karen Gillian as Nebula, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Dave Bautista as Drax, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, Paul Bettany as Vision, and Josh Brolin as Thanos are also featured in the much-anticipated superhero extravaganza.

Box Office - Avengers: Infinity War Cast

War Machine (Don Cheadle), Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlet Johansson), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Okoye (Danai Gurira), Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Black Panther/T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (Photo © Marvel Studios 2018)


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