Weekend Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Scores Biggest Opening Ever with $250M
Disney and Marvel’s superhero smorgasbord Avengers: Infinity War had the biggest opening weekend of all time at the box office, bringing in an estimated $250 million at 4,474 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, and an estimated $630 million globally.
The 2-hour-and-40 minute-long Infinity War is poised to dethrone Disney’s other juggernaut franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens in North America, which previously held the top spot with $248 million.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, the film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Brolin and many more. The third installment in the Avengers franchise received an A CinemaScore from moviegoers.
No other films dared open in wide release this weekend. The Top 5 was filled out by Paramount’s hit horror film A Quiet Place, STX and Voltage’s comedy I Feel Pretty, Warner Bros’. action-adventure Rampage, and Marvel’s previous release, Black Panther.
Check out the rest of the Top 10 for the weekend of April 27–29.
1. Avengers: Infinity War — $250 million
2. A Quiet Place — $10.7 million
3. I Feel Pretty — $8.1 million
4. Rampage — $7.1 million
5. Black Panther — $4.4 million
6. Super Troopers 2 — $3.6 million
7. Truth or Dare — $3.2 million
8. Blockers — $2.9 million
9. Ready Player One — $2.4 million
10. Traffik — $1.6 million