'Avengers: Infinity War' Is The Highest Grossing Superhero Movie Of All Time

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Of course, "Avengers: Infinity War" still reigned supreme, taking in another $61.8 million domestically.

Rounding out the 10 most-popular movies in the US and Canada this weekend, as estimated by the studios and gathered by comScore, were "Overboard" ($10.1 million), "A Quiet Place" ($6.4 million), "I Feel Pretty" ($3.7 million), "Rampage" ($3.4 million), "Tully" ($2.2 million), "Black Panther" ($1.9 million) and "Blockers" ($1.1 million).

Infinity War again dominated the global box office with a $349 million weekend, including an estimated $200 million from China, making it the second-biggest industry three-day opening ever there.


The superhero adventure has passed "The Avengers" ($1.519 billion), "Furious 7" ($1.516 billion), "Avengers: Age of Ultron" ($1.405 billion), "Black Panther" ($1.229 billion), and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" ($1.332 billion) to become the fifth-highest grossing film of all time globally.

According to ComScore, overall box office is up 4.8 percent year-to-date.

The film broke 500-million-U.S. -dollar mark in North American theatres in 15 days, the second-fastest ever only behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".


The superhero blockbuster easily overpowered newcomers like the Melissa McCarthy comedy "Life of the Party" and the Gabrielle Union thriller "Breaking In". The film, which has had audiences rushing to cinemas globally to see the biggest ensemble of characters put together on screen, overtakes previous number one The Dark Knight Rises which made a total of £56.3M at the United Kingdom box office. The movie's opening weekend is predicted to earn $150 million in the first weekend. "Life of the Party" placed second with $18.5 million, missing a projection of $21 million by researcher Box Office Mojo. The Warner Bros. release stars McCarthy as a woman who decides to go back to college with her daughter. Reviews have been poor, and moviegoers gave it a B CinemaScore. It was a good start for the low-budget film, which cost an estimated $6 million to make. The movie's domestic total through Sunday is $29.6 million.

Rounding out the top five this weekend are Lionsgate and MGM's rom-com remake Overboard, with about $10.1 million, and Paramount's silently spooky horror hit A Quiet Place, with about $6.4 million.


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