'AVENGERS' OWNS BOX OFFICE WITH $250M (04/30/2018)
Disney and Marvel are celebrating an epic weekend at the box office. Avengers: Infinity War opened with $250 million, demolishing Disney’s previous record, set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Force earned $247.96 million.
Disney now holds 9 of the top 10 biggest openings in North American history. Worldwide, Avengers earned $630 million.
Infinity War also nabbed another record, earning the best Saturday ever with $83 million, 19% over the previous record holder set by Universal’s Jurassic World (it earned $69.6 million on June 13, 2015).
AMC reported that Avengers had the highest Friday and Saturday box office gross in the company’s 98-year history.
A Quiet Place came in second, earning $10.65 million in its fourth weekend out. I Feel Pretty earned $8.1 million, rounding out the top three. According to ComScore, overall box office is up 3.4 percent year-to-date.
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Check out the April 27-29 figures below, per ComScore:
1. Avengers: Infinity War — $250 million2. A Quiet Place — $10.7 million3. I Feel Pretty — $8.1 million4. Rampage — $7.1 million5. Black Panther — $4.4 million6. Super Troopers 2 — $3.6 million7. Truth or Dare — $3.2 million8. Blockers — $2.9 million9. Ready Player One — $2.4 million10. Traffik — $1.6 million