Avengers: Infinity War sets record as fastest to surpass $1 billion
The previous record of fastest time for a movie to make a $1 billion was 12 days for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Avengers: Infinity War has set a record for fastest film to rake in $1 billion in business. To see which other films crossed the milestone in record time, click through our photo gallery above.
The Walt Disney Co. said Saturday that the Marvel superhero saga had earned just under $975 million (Dh3.58 billion) in global box office through Friday. Since the film earned nearly $70 million on Friday alone, the studio was confident it would pass the billion-dollar mark on Saturday, in 11 days.
The previous record of fastest time for a movie to make a $1 billion was 12 days for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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The star-stuffed Infinity Wars features Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, and Chadwick Boseman, whose Black Panther movie has made more than $1.3 billion and remains in theaters.
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Updated: May 6, 2018 08:56 PM