‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Climbs to $1.7 Billion Globally on Thursday, Surpassing ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Internationally for 4th Place All-Time
Friday, May 18 Update: Infinity War added $16.4 million worldwide on Thursday, including $3.4 million in North America and $8.6 million in China. The latest Avengers now stands at $1.703 billion globally, with its $1.1365 billion overseas haul officially surpassing Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($1.132 billion) as the fourth highest international total of all-time.
Domestically, the film now stands at $566.3 million entering its fourth weekend.
This weekend is expected to see the MCU blockbuster surpass Furious 7‘s $1.163 billion overseas total as the third best of all-time.
Thursday’s international breakdown:
|Country||Cume to Date||Thursday, May 17 Gross|
Thursday, May 17 Update: Avengers: Infinity War took in another $21.3 million worldwide on Wednesday, including $4.2 million in North America and $10.1 million in China. The MCU blockbuster’s global total now stands at $1.686 billion, surpassing Jurassic World‘s $1.672 billion and officially making it the fourth highest-grossing film of all time worldwide.
Domestically, Infinity War remains the eighth highest-grossing film of all time with $562.9 million, while internationally it’s still in fifth place with $1.123 billion, though it will soon surpass Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($1.132 billion) for fourth.
Here’s the international breakdown from Wednesday:
|Country||Cume to Date||Wednesday, May 16 Gross|
– Chris Eggertsen
Wednesday, May 16 Update: Avengers: Infinity War added $26.9 million globally on Tuesday, including $6.0 million from North America and $13.3 million from China. The global total now stands at $1.665 billion, remaining in fifth place all-time for one more day behind Jurassic World‘s $1.672 billion.
Domestically, Infinity War now stands at $558.7 million as it remains in eighth place all-time behind Last Jedi‘s $620.2 million. Yesterday’s overall $20.9 million international gross brought the overseas cume to $1.106 billion, remaining in fifth place all-time behind The Force Awakens ($1.132 billion).
Yesterday’s international breakdown:
|Country||Cume to Date||Tuesday, May 15 Gross|
Tuesday, May 15 Update: After cracking the top five films of all-time globally over the weekend — buoyed by China’s second biggest opening weekend in history — Avengers: Infinity War added another $30.7 million globally on Monday, including $4.6 million from North America and $26.1 million overseas. That overseas figure includes Monday’s $17.6 million haul from China alone, bringing the running the cume from the Middle Kingdom to $216.9 million.
Domestically, the Marvel epic now stands at $552.7 million as it remains in eighth place behind Star Wars: The Last Jedi on the all-time chart for the next few days. Likewise, the film remains in fifth place globally with a $1.638 billion total. It should overtake Jurassic World‘s $1.672 billion for fourth place before the coming weekend.
Below is the updated international breakdown.
|Country||Cume to Date||Monday, May 14, Gross|
Friday Update: Avengers: Infinity War added $6.8 million domestically and $17.4 million internationally on Thursday. Respective totals now stand at $485.9 million and $789.3 million for an overall global cume of $1.275 billion.
Infinity War passed Beauty and the Beast ($1.264 billion) for #12 on the all-time global chart yesterday. Notably, the film also passed The Jungle Book as the highest grossing western film of all-time in India.
While official estimates are not yet available from Disney, the film is poised for a massive debut in China this weekend.
|Country||Cume to Date||Thursday, May 10 Gross|
Thursday Update: Avengers: Infinity War grossed $7 million domestically and $17.1 million internationally on Wednesday, according to estimates provided by Disney.
The MCU entry’s totals now stand at $479.1 million domestically (surpassing Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace to become the 12th highest-grossing film of all time in North America) and $771.9 million internationally, bringing its worldwide cume to $1.251 billion.
In advance of Infinity War‘s opening in China tomorrow, Wednesday’s totals vaulted it to No. 17 on the all-time list of highest-grossing international releases (surpassing Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Despicable Me 3, and the live-action Beauty and the Beast) and No. 13 on the all-time list of global releases (surpassing Fate of the Furious).
– Chris Eggertsen
|Country||Cume to Date||Wednesday, May 9 Gross|
Wednesday Update: Disney reports this morning that Avengers: Infinity War added $10.6 million domestically and $17.3 million internationally to its box office haul on Tuesday.
That brings the respective cumes to $472.0 million (remaining at #13 behind The Phantom Menace‘s $474.5 million) and $754.9 million, the latter of which puts Infinity War in the top 20 international grosses of all-time as it surpassed Captain America: Civil War ($745 million) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ($742 million). All this before the pic’s China release on May 11.
Globally, Infinity War has amassed $1.2269 billion thus far and eclipses Iron Man ($1.215 billion) at #14 on the all-time chart.
The studio also reports that the film is now officially the highest grossing MCU release ever in the United Kingdom/Ireland with $72.5 million to date.
International territories break down as follows:
|Country||Cume to Date||Tuesday, May 8 Gross|