Facts about Avengers: Infinity War


The official movie poster of Avengers: Infinity War

Catherine Lysaught, Staff Writer

Avengers: Infinity War was the latest addition to the Marvel Universe and since its debut on April 27, has set numerous worldwide records. Infinity War marks the fourth Avengers movie and represents Marvel’s first major crossover movie.

Infinity War is a crossover between all different worlds in the Marvel Universe, combining characters from Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, and other popular Marvel heroes. 

According to Forbes.com, on its opening weekend, Infinity War made $640 million at the global box office. The movie debuted in 52 countries around the world and has set the record for the largest grossing movie in its opening weekend, beating the previous record holder, the Fate of the Furious, by over $100 million.

In the United States alone, Infinity War opened in 4,474 theaters, marking the widest release for any Marvel movie on its opening night. It also broke international records in India by becoming the most watched Hollywood film and in European countries like England, France, and Germany by becoming the most watched Marvel movie.

Avengers: Infinity War was the most anticipated movie of 2018, according to Internet Movie Database (IMDb.com) and has already broken box office records in its opening weekend. With Marvel enthusiasts around the globe, Infinity War has become the most watched theater movie of 2018.