Avengers Smashes Box Office Records

avengerswarAvengers: Infinity War — the third movie in the Avengers series from Disney and Marvel Studios — broke box office records with the biggest opening weekend ever. The film earned a whopping $650 million at movie theaters worldwide according to research firm comScore.

Avengers stars Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle and Benedict Cumberbatch.

comScore’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian said, “Marvel Studios adds more records to their incredible box office resume as Disney’s release of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ obliterates expectations and posts the highest global opening weekend of all-time of $630.0 million while simultaneously setting a new North American opening weekend record of $250 million.  Notably, the China-based drama ‘Us And Them’ earned an impressive $88.795 million in its debut in the home market.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 29, are below.

  1. Avengers: Infinity War – Disney – $630.0M
  2. Us And Them (dir. Liu) – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $88.8M
  3. Rampage – Warner Bros. – $23.3M
  4. Quiet Place, A – Paramount Pictures – $17.2M
  5. A or B – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $15.2M
  6. Ready Player One – Warner Bros. – $11.0M
  7. I Feel Pretty – Multiple – $9.6M
  8. Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare – Universal – $6.0M
  9. Peter Rabbit – Sony – $5.5M
  10. Black Panther – Disney – $5.2M
  11. Blockers – Universal – $4.5M
  12. Taxi 5 – Multiple – $3.8M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 29, are below.

  1. Avengers: Infinity War – Disney – $250.0M
  2. Quiet Place, A – Paramount – $10.7M
  3. I Feel Pretty – STX Entertainment – $8.1M
  4. Rampage – Warner Bros. – $7.1M
  5. Black Panther – Disney – $4.4M
  6. Super Troopers 2 – 20th Century Fox – $3.6M
  7. Blumhouse’s Truth Or Dare – Universal – $3.2M
  8. Blockers – Universal – $2.9M
  9. Ready Player One – Warner Bros. – $2.4M
  10. Traffik – Lionsgate – $1.6M
  11. Isle Of Dogs – Fox Searchlight – $1.4M
  12. MET Opera: Cendrillon (2018) – Fathom Events – $1.3M