‘Avengers: Infinity War’ breaks all records with global earnings of $2bn

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Becomes Fourth Pic To Cross $2 Billion Global Mark

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Becomes Fourth Pic To Cross $2 Billion Global Mark

Actor Jeremy Renner told USA Today that Avengers: Infinity War directors Anthony and Joe Russo "got way too many death threats" for leaving Hawkeye out of the film. It's also, it should be said, Disney's second film to crack $2 billion after Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which completed its run with $2,068,223,624 worldwide.

Avengers: Infinity War is now the highest earning superhero movie of all time internationally with $1.346B in those markets. Infinity War was a top performer in China, opening to the sweet tune of a reported $200 million, as well as in the United Kingdom, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, and Australia, among others. Its US$257.7 million domestic opening weekend set a new record.

Even before the completion of two weeks of release, Infinity War became the fastest film to surpass the $1 billion mark in global earnings in just 11 days. It'll be interesting to see how it'll cross Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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While this latest stratospheric reach by the Marvel Cinematic Universe megamovie probably arrives to the surprise of few, considering its seemingly interminable Infinity Gauntlet-like box office power, the $2 billion crossing is an astounding achievement that deserves special reflection, nevertheless.

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These are just some of the box office records and Hollywood history book entries that Infinity War can lay claim to now, as the full list is just staggeringly long. It's also the highest-grossing Hollywood film in India and Thailand.

Although he didn't appear in Infinity War, the Russo brothers previously claimed Hawkeye's absence is "tied into the story", so it's possible he'll appear in Avengers 4.

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