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Avengers: Infinity War' scores second best weekend 2 ever

Avengers: Infinity War' scores second best weekend 2 ever

Baasha who was employed at a nearby construction site had gone to watch the film as part of May Day celebrations.

The superhero tentpole opened to $257.6 million last weekend, attaining the highest-grossing opening weekend of all time.

Disney and Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early summer box office, earning $112.5 million domestically from 4,474 theaters to score the second-biggest sophomore outing in history as it jumped the $1 billion mark faster than any film in history globally.

"It is wonderful to possess a huge base especially in the wake of 'Avengers, "'" Presburger said.

Even though critics weren't particularly gained over by "over board", crowds gave the picture an even positive A- CinemaScore.

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Hanging tough in third place was Paramount's A Quiet Place with an estimated $7.6 million from 3,413 screens.

A 43-year-old man died while watching "Avengers: Infinity War" in Indian state Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district, Indian media reported. Where available, the latest global numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Closing domestic figures will be published Monday.

Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chadwick Boseman and Tom Holland also features in Avengers: Infinity War. The film has earned $18,464,603 million in India alone. Since the film earned almost $70 million on Friday alone, the studio is confident it will pass the billion-dollar mark on Saturday, in 11 days. Today we learned the answer to that question, which is no, with Avengers: Infinity War easily taking the top spot with $112.4 million.

FILE - This file image released by Marvel Studios shows, from left, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Benedict Wong in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War".