Avengers: Infinity War Makes $1 Billion Faster Than Any Movie Ever

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Avengers: Infinity War is no exception on that front. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens holds the prize for biggest second weekend, with a mighty $149 million in 2015". Not long ago, it was "Black Panther", but things have changed as the film crowded with superheroes became the fastest movie to hit $1 billion globally.

"Avengers: Infinity War" put another album that weekend, even destroying the box office contest and drumming up $1 billion more rapidly than every other film onto those novels.

The success of Avengers: Infinity War has now pushed the MCU beyond the $16 billion mark combined - and with Infinity War still raking in the cash and Ant-Man and the Wasp still to come this summer, it's possible that the MCU will end the year with $17 billion plus in box office takings.

"Infinity War" is Marvel's sixth film to hit a billion and Disney's 17th.

MGM and Lionsgate's Pantelion Films' gender-swapped remake of Garry Marshall's 1987 comedy, "Overboard" scored the highest-grossing opening weekend for Pantelion Films with a better-than-expected $14.8 million from 1,623 theaters.

STX Films' comedy "I Feel Pretty", starring Amy Schumer as a self-conscious woman who suffers a head injury and then sees herself as ravishingly handsome, was fourth at $4.9 million. "Rampage" rounded out the top five with $4.6 million, bumping its domestic total to $84.8 million.

And "Tully", starring Charlize Theron, launched on 1,353 screens with $3.2 million. However, Solo, the upcoming Han Solo movie, is tracking for a $170 million+ opening weekend, which could set a new box office records itself.

"A Quiet Place", $7.6 million ($4.1 million international).

This overtakes Black Panther impressive second weekend total of $111 million.

The creative architects of "Infinity War" are two brothers from Cleveland.

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