'Avengers: Infinity War' makes $1 billion in a record 11 days

'Avengers: Infinity War' makes $1 billion in a record 11 days

The only real question that remained was could Avengers: Infinity War pull off a big enough second frame to break the second weekend record of $149.2 million set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015? Records are being set around the world, including for the biggest opening day ever in Russian Federation. All eyes are now on China, which will open the film this upcoming week.

MGM and Lionsgate's Pantelion Movies' gender-swapped remake of Garry Marshall's 1987 humor, "over board" watched the highest-grossing opening weekend for Pantelion Movies with a better-than-expected $14.8 million from 1,623 theaters.

The Walt Disney Co. said Saturday that the Marvel superhero saga had earned just under $975 million in global box office through Friday.

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Although critics were not especially won over by "Overboard", audiences gave the film a more favorable A- CinemaScore.

"Tully", Jason Reitman's latest collaboration with "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody and "Young Adult" star Charlize Theron, took in $3.1 million. Down 30%, the John Krasinski directed feature has scared up a terrific $160 million after five weeks of release. Down 40% in its third week, the Amy Schumer comedy has earned $37.8 million so far. "Rampage" rounded out the top 5 with $4.6 million, bumping its national total to $84.8 million. Down 36%, the latest Dwayne Johnson hit has amassed $85 million domestically and an additional $293 million from worldwide markets. Looking ahead to next weekend, only two movies will arrive in wide release, with Universal's thriller Breaking In, starring Gabrielle Union, and New Line Cinema's Life of the Party, starring Melissa McCarthy. Infinity War will remain the number one film next weekend with a gross around the $60 million mark.

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