Disney announced Tuesday that Infinity War reached the milestone in its 48th day of release, with a domestic total of $656.1 million and an worldwide total of $1.35 billion.
It's a bit interesting that this list of $2 billion movies now strictly belongs to either Disney films or films directed by James Cameron.
Infinity War is already, of course, Marvel Studios' highest-grossing release of all-time, besting the final global totals of its previous megamovie offerings, 2012's The Avengers ($1.5 billion) and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.4 billion), as well as this past February's cultural breakthrough hit, Black Panther ($1.345 billion).
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the third Avengers film, and the 19th film in the MCU, eked passed the $2 billion mark on Monday. The highest domestic earner of all time is Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a total of $936,662,225. That Marvel Studios standalone has amassed an astounding $699.3 million domestic, while Infinity War's domestic total now sits at $656.1 million.
It was the #1 film for three consecutive weeks and remains in the top five. Its domestic and worldwide debuts over the April 27 weekend combined for a record-shattering global opening of $640.5M even without China.
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An "Avengers" sequel to "Infinity War" is scheduled to be released in May of next year. Indeed, Infinity War placed at 5 last weekend, having added $7.2 million to its total, even besting the debuting Hotel Artemis, which came in at a disappointing 8. Avengers 4 opens on May 3, 2019. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality.
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