Avengers: Infinity War Eying $1 Billion Worldwide This Week

It has been around a week since Avengers: Infinity War released in theaters worldwide — excluding China — and every single day has resulted in a new box office record.

According to a new report from Variety earlier today, the highly anticipated installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe earned more than $305 million in the domestic box office on Monday. It is now tied with Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) for the fastest $300 million made in just five days.

The latest numbers have pushed the worldwide earnings north of $808 million. This means that Avengers: Infinity War is all set to hit $1 billion worldwide by Friday or the weekend at the latest based on the current pace. Should this come to fruition, Avengers: Infinity War will overthrow Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the fastest $1 billion made by a movie worldwide since release.

Avengers: Infinity War is the third comic book adaptation to have crossed $200 million in the opening weekends. The ones to do before were The Avengers (2012) with $207.4 million and Black Panther (2018) with $202 million. The movie is also the third biggest opener from Disney.

It has also recorded the biggest domestic earnings by any movie released on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday with $83 million, $61 million, and $25.2 million respectively.

Avengers: Infinity War is now running in theaters worldwide and will open in China on May 11. The untitled sequel, presently dubbed Avengers 4, is slated to premiere on May 3, 2019.

Those who have yet to watch the movie should do it quickly, else risk having their experience blemished by possible spoilers that are running rampant everywhere.