After enjoying a record breaking opening last time around, and becoming the fastest movie to reach $1 billion yesterday, Marvel's superhero blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War has added a further $275 million worldwide in its second weekend.
Disney and Marvel's latest collaboration earned $112.5 million from 4,474 locations in its second frame.
The film pulled in an additional $112.5 million in its second weekend, bringing its overall domestic total to an impressive $450.8 million, and giving it the second best second weekend ever, behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Infinity War fell 56 percent domestically, a respectable decline for a superhero tentpole.
The success of Avengers: Infinity War has now pushed the MCU beyond the $16 billion mark combined - and with Infinity War still raking in the cash and Ant-Man and the Wasp still to come this summer, it's possible that the MCU will end the year with $17 billion plus in box office takings.
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"Infinity War" is set to be just the fifth movie ever to earn more than $100 million in its second weekend at USA theaters. The MGM and Lionsgate Pantelion remake of Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell's classic romcom of the same name now stars Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez. That bests the 12 days it took Force Awakens.
Third place went to "A Quiet Place", which has grossed $159.9 million in five weeks in theaters, and fourth place to "I Feel Pretty", now up to $37.8 million in weekend three. Its North American tally now sits at $37.8 million.
And in fifth was "Rampage", from Warner Bros., at $4.6 million. Whether it has what it takes to pass Black Panther near $700 million domestic haul remains to be seen. In comparison to the recent Marvel flicks, War's drop was higher than Black Panther's 44%, Thor: Ragnarok's 53% and Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Two's 55%.
In sixth place, "Tully", starring Charlize Theron, launched on 1,353 screens with $3.2 million.
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). The horror thriller features Robert Sheehan as a burglar who disturbs a kidnapping and faces the wrath of the kidnapper, played by David Tennant.