'Avengers: Infinity War' Posted a Historic Second-Weekend Box Office Total

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That's faster than the 12 days it took Star Wars: The Force Awakens to do the same in 2015.

War will zip past Ultron's $459 million domestic total on Monday and the first Avengers' $623 million by the end of its run. To put the success of Infinity War in perspective; the nine zero plateau was, at best, a pipe dream for Justice League, which earned just under $658 million over 119 days. Infinity War broke the $1 billion barrier at the worldwide box office Saturday, becoming the fastest film ever to do so, and along the way it has passed fellow superhero hits like Thor: Ragnarok ($854 million), 2002's Spider-Man ($822 million), and Wonder Woman ($822 million).

The Marvel flick opened in Russian Federation this weekend, where it scored a record $17.6 million. The film opens in China, the second biggest movie market in the world, on May 11.

There was little new competition this weekend, but a few alternative options including the "Overboard" remake, which scored the highest-grossing opening weekend for Pantelion Films with $14.8 million from 1,623 theaters.

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Although critics were not especially won over by "Overboard", audiences gave the film a more favorable A- CinemaScore.

The top 10 is rounded out by Tully ($3.18 million), Black Panther ($3.14 million), Truth or Dare ($1.88 million), Super Troopers 2 ($1.81 million) and Bad Samaritan ($3.9 million). Down 40% in its third week, the Amy Schumer comedy has earned $37.8 million so far.

Strong reviews -86% on Rotten Tomatoes and 76/100 from Metacritic- weren't enough to persuade ticket buyers into checking out the latest feature from Up in the Air director Jason Reitman. Infinity War managed to slighly edge out fellow Marvel film Black Panther's $111.6 million second weekend.

Next weekend sees the arrival of Life of the Party starring Melissa McCarthy and the thriller Breaking In starring Gabrielle Union.

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