Avengers: Infinity War assembles highest world and US opening weekends of all time. In Australia, the blockbuster netted a cool $30 million

Promotion shot from Avengers: Infinity WarA whole lot of superheroes added up to a whole lot of ticket sales.

Five all-time biggest US openings
Avengers: Infinity War โ€” $US250 million
Star Wars: The Force Awakens โ€” $US247 million
Star Wars: The Last Jedi โ€” $US220 million
Jurassic World โ€” $US208 million
Marvel’s The Avengers โ€” $US207 million
The superhero smorgasbord Avengers: Infinity War opened with predictable shock and awe, earning $US630 million ($831 million) worldwide to set the highest opening weekend of all time.

Infinity War, which brings together some two dozen superheroes in a 10-year climax of Marvel Studio’s “cinematic universe”, also set a new domestic record with $US250 million ($330 million) at the American box office, edging past Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the all-time highest opening weekend in the United States.

In Australia, the blockbuster netted a cool $30 million over its opening weekend down under.

via Avengers: Infinity War assembles highest world and US opening weekends of all time – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)