MCU’s superhero film Avengers: Infinity War has finally grossed $2 billion mark at the box office worldwide, and in doing so has become the fourth film ever to achieve the glorious milestone.
Avengers 3, which was released on April 27, has raised the bar for all superhero films with its record setting collections. The film is not only the fourth film to gross $2 billion across the globe but is also the first superhero film among the four films with collections equal to or more than $2 billion.
Walt Disney Co. announced on June 12 that after seven successful weeks at the box office the film had finally crossed the milestone and in doing so emerged as the fourth highest grossing film of all time. Infinity War has been on record breaking spree since the first few weeks.
Avengers 3 became the fastest film to gross $1 billion mark at the box office worldwide in record 11 days. The film also had record setting collections in foreign countries like India and China. By collecting Rs 214 crore in India, Infinity War is the highest grossing film in the country by surpassing the previous record set by The Jungle Book.
In China Avengers 3 grossed $367.9 million during its theatrical run in the country, which is the third highest for any film till date.
Avengers 3 is now inching closer to the collections of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is the third highest grossing film of all time. The only four films to gross $2 billion mark across the globe are Titanic, Avatar, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Avengers: Infinity War.
As per reports in HT, the supersized superhero film also had the biggest opening day in countries like South Korea ($39.2 mn), Mexico ($25.1 mn), Brazil ($18.8 mn) and Thailand ($10 mn).
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo. Avengers: Infinity War stars an ensemble cast including the likes of Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman and Elizabeth Olsen.