“Avengers: Infinity War” Marks the Second Best Weekend 2 Collection ever
The most fantastical movie, the most awaited one across the world is creating history even after its second week of release. The movie recorded a box office collection of $112.5 million in its second weekend which is just behind the first scorer “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” with a second weekend collection of $149.2 million. The release of Black Panther also competed well with a collection of $111.7 million.
The simultaneously running romantic comedy movie “Overboard” also found a good audience, but the craze of Avengers did not get dilute. When compared to the previous movies like Avengers: Age of Ultron, this new release has shown a less steeper fall in its collection which is reported to be a 56% decline. Captain America: Civil War had reclined at a rate of 59.5%. One of the senior media analyst says that the performance in its second week is even aspired by others in their first week.
The global performance of the movie is also incredible with above $1.2 billion collection till 11 days of its release. This is the first movie to cross a mark of $1 billion so fast, even without an opening in China. Also, there is very little competition due to no significant release. However, other movies releases were also notable but their league is different and cannot compete with the movie of Avenger’s size. The major cast of the movie, Derbez and Eva Longoria, even promoted on their social media pages.
Usually, Hollywood’s summer movie season runs from first weekend of May through Labor Day, but this time, it got a jump start in the late April the release of the mega movie “Avengers” Infinity War.”
According to , Dergarabedian “this was not the strongest weekend ever in terms of the official kick-off of the summer season, but we could be looking at a record May ultimately,”. He further added, “this weekend just shows how the strategy of release dates is changing how the box office plays out.”
The craze for such films is increasing across the world. The movie genres which were earlier limited to the West and now being liked equally in the Asian countries as well. Avengers: Infinity War and like movies are the examples of this.