Avengers: Infinity War Dominates for a Second Weekend and Crosses $1 Billion
Unsurprisingly Avengers: Infinity War won the weekend easily with an estimated $112.5 million a 56.4% drop from the previous weekend. That beat the second place film by almost $100 million.
Avengers: Infinity War has earned $450.8 million domestically after ten days which only paces Star Wars: The Force Awakens which did that in nine.
Internationally the film remained in first place with an estimated $162.6 million from 54 markets. The weekend brought in $275.1 million for the film which has now earned $1.16 billion worldwide.
The film’s 11 day run to $1 billion worldwide is the fastest any film has crossed the line. It’s the sixth Marvel film to cross that mark and 17th for Walt Disney Studios. 34 films have crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office.
In second place was the new film Overboard which earned an estimated $14.8 million. The film is a remake of the 1987 film and received an “A-” CinemaScore from opening weekend audiences. 61% of the audience was female and 83% over the age of 25.
A Quiet Place slipped to third from last week’s second and earned an estimated $7.6 million to bring its domestic total to $159.9 million. Worldwide the film has earned $255.3 million.
In fourth place was I Feel Pretty which slipped one slot and added an estimated $4.9 million to its total to bring it to $37.8 million domestically.
Rampage dropped on spot too to round out the top five. It brought in an estimated $4.6 million to bring its domestic gross to $84.8 million. Worldwide the film has earned $377.9 million.
In other comic films at the movies….
Black Panther was #7 for the week with an estimated $3.1 million. Domestically the film has earned $693.1 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.338 billion.
The Death of Stalin improved one spot to come in at #23 for the week. The film earned $181,623 to bring its domestic total to $7.5 million.
We’ll be back in one hour to do a deeper dive into comic adaptations at the box office.