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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ becomes fastest film to gross $1 billion

SNS | New Delhi |

MCU’s latest film Avengers: Infinity War has become the fastest film ever to gross the (US) $1-billion (Rs 6,500 crore, roughly) at the box office worldwide.

Avengers 3, starring an ensemble cast, is breaking records across the globe and yet again the film has written a new chapter in the history as it grossed $1-billion mark in just 11 days of its release.

According to numerous reports, Avengers: Infinity War, which has earned more than $450 mn in the US itself, had the second best second weekend at the box office after Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The film collected a little over $112 mn from various parts of the world only behind Star Wars (2015), which had a solid figure of $149 mn in its second weekend.

After grossing the $1 bn mark at the box office, Avengers: Infinity War has not only become the second highest grossing film of 2018 after Black Panther (another MCU film) but is also the 35th Hollywood film to accomplish the achievement.

Interestingly, the film is yet to release in China, which is considered as one of the biggest markets for films.

Avengers: Infinity War has grossed $1.16 bn at the box office across the globe.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Infinity War, starring Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Saldana, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Dave Bautista and Paul Bettany.