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Avengers: Infinity War conquers weekend box office

Avengers: Infinity War conquers weekend box office
29 Apr

Avengers: Infinity War posterAs expected, the long-awaited Avengers: Infinity War stole the spotlight at the weekend box office, taking in well over $200 million more than any other movie this weekend.

This also makes it the third movie in the past five months to break the $200 million mark at the box office during opening weekend, beating out the debuts of recent releases Star Wars: The Last Jedi (which opened to $220 million) and Black Panther ($207.4 million opening weekend).

Avengers: Infinity War took in an astounding $250 million, becoming the biggest opening weekend film ever, which was previously held by Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with $248 million domestically.

Two-time champion A Quiet Place was bumped to second place in its fourth weekend, taking in an additional $10.7 million for an impressive total of $148 million. Our users rated it 4.3 stars out of 5 stars.

Holding the third spot was Amy Schumer‘s star vehicle, I Feel Pretty, taking in an additional $8.1 million for a two-week total of $29.5 million and a rating of 3.2 stars.

Rampage dropped two spots, moving to fourth place with earnings of $7.1 million for a three-week total of $77.9 million and a star rating of 4.5 stars.

Rounding out the top five was popular superhero movie Black Panther, which earned an extra $4.4 million for a total of $688 million. ~Alexandra Heilbron


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