‘Avengers: Infinity War’ has become the fastest movie ever to cross the $1 billion mark worldwide.
The firm set the record for the fastest film to reach the milestone. The movie was just released on April 27 and according to industry estimates, it took around $122 million last weekend from 4,474 North American locations and combined that with its international total, the movie surfed past the $1 billion mark.
‘Avengers: Infinity War” is Marvel’s sixth film to reach that number, including the second most recent instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe “Black Panther”.
“Avengers: Infinity War” brings together 22 superheroes to fight one supervillain, Thanos. Anthony and Joe Russo have brought the story alive on the big screen with actors like Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch and Scarlett Johansson.
The film also features Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chadwick Boseman and Tom Holland.
The superhero tentpole opened to $257.6 million last weekend, attaining the highest-grossing opening weekend of all time.
The film got a flying start in India too by recording a gross box office collection of Rs 120.9 crore in its opening weekend.