As of Wednesday, Infinity War has grossed $1.251 billion, with $479 million made in the United States and $772 million in worldwide markets.
After weeks dominating the US, Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War is now threatening to obliterate box-office records in China by pulling in the biggest weekend debut in the country ever - toppling previous victor Monster Hunt 2. Unlike normal superhero movies, Avengers Infinity War treads on a different path with (SPOILER ALERT BEGINS) the villains getting the upper hand over the heroes and emerging victorious (SPOILER ENDS).
Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War has turned out to be a huge money-spinner at the global box office.
It is also likely to remain at the top of the USA box office for a third consecutive weekend, with Melissa McCarthy-led university comedy Life of the Party and thriller Breaking In unlikely to unseat Iron Man and pals.
It was the first time a release directed by her husband, Ben Falcone ("Tammy", "The Boss"), didn't open over $20 million. Both films earned a B average from ticket buyers, according to the polling service.
Internationally, Life of the Party opened in eight markets and grossed an estimated $2.9 million including a $1.5 million second place debut in Australia and an $858k fourth place opening in the UK.
That was better than the critical mauling received by Universal Pictures' "Breaking In", which generated $16.5 million against a forecast of $15 million from Box Office Pro. The low-budget film produced by Will Packer cost approximately $6 million. This was on top of the $9.3 million the film made during previews Thursday night. The movie also bowed in China this weekend, powering a massive $281.3 million global haul.
Among holdovers, MGM and Pantelion Films' remake Overboard placed No. 4 in its second outing with $10.1 million after declining a narrow 31 percent.
It should be noted that China is one of the largest movie markets in the world.
Outside the top five, and landing in the top ten for the 13th consecutive week, is Disney and Marvel's Black Panther. The film has only been released for a short time, and yet has already broken seemingly every possible box office record, including being the fastest film to ever break $1 billion at the box office. "This is a second weekend number that many films would aspire to have on opening weekend". And it didn't match the $19.5 million opening of Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn's Snatched over Mother's Day weekend a year ago.
The follow-up, Deadpool 2, is due to be released in the United Kingdom on 16 May.