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.
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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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