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Box Office: ‘Infinity War’ Flies Past $1B Worldwide in Record Time

Feature is the sixth Marvel Studios feature to join the billion-dollar club.

Hulk may be the strongest one there is, but when it comes to box office ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is a real juggernaut.

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War again dominated the box office, posting the second-best second weekend numbers of all time and passing the $1 billion worldwide mark in a record 11 days.

The superhero blockbuster earned $112 million in its second weekend at the domestic box office, bringing that tally to $451 million. With an international gross of $715 million, it now has a worldwide gross of $1.2 billion.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the only film with a higher second-weekend domestic gross. It also crossed the $450 million domestic mark in nine days, while Avengers: Infinity War took ten.

Avengers: Infinity War is the sixth Marvel Studios feature to gross $1 billion worldwide and the 17th such film released by Walt Disney Studios. Box Office Mojo reports that 34 movies have crossed the $1 billion worldwide mark all time.

As if that wasn’t good enough news for Marvel, Black Panther grossed more than $3 million in its 12th weekend in release. That brings it to $693 million domestic and $645 million foreign for $1.4 billion worldwide. The film is within sight of becoming the third film in history to gross $700 million domestic, behind Avatar and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Also still in release is Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, which grossed $1.3 million domestic in its sixth weekend of release. Its totals now stand at $133 million domestic and $444 million foreign for $567 million worldwide.

And Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs took in just under $800,000 in its seventh weekend, bringing the stop-motion feature to $28 million domestic and $22 million foreign for $51 million worldwide.

Source: Box Office Mojo

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.