‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Soars to $2 Billion at Worldwide Box Office

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It's only the fourth film in history to break that barrier, and the third to do so in its initial run (Titanic hit $2 billion on re-release).

All three of those films were released in December, which makes "Infinity War" the first film released outside of the holiday season to make $2 billion globally, when not accounting for inflation. Infinity War also holds the record for the biggest domestic debut ever with $257.7 million in its opening weekend.

It's a bit interesting that this list of $2 billion movies now strictly belongs to either Disney films or films directed by James Cameron.

Infinity War, which passed the $1 billion mark faster than any film, took only 48 days to double that, having grossed $2,001,136,398; a level that puts the film amongst rarefied film industry air of the $2 Billion Club, joining 2009's Avatar ($2.78 billion), 1997's Titanic ($2.18 billion) and 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.06B). That Marvel Studios standalone has amassed an astounding $699.3 million domestic, while Infinity War's domestic total now sits at $656.1 million.

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Internationally, it is the third-highest grossing release ever with $1.346 billion, and its combined domestic and worldwide debuts set a record of $640.5 million. In China, the film's $369.7 million gross to date ranks third all-time.

An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. Indeed, Infinity War placed at 5 last weekend, having added $7.2 million to its total, even besting the debuting Hotel Artemis, which came in at a disappointing 8.

Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet - the evil Thanos.

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