'Avengers: Infinity War' stays strong with $61 million third weekend

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'Avengers: Infinity War' stays strong with $61 million third weekend

Avengers: Infinity War has been reassessed to end up becoming the highest-grossing comic book adaptation of all time with possibly $2 billion from the worldwide box office.

"Avengers: Infinity War" collected $61.8 million in theaters in the USA and Canada this weekend, ComScore Inc. estimated in an email Sunday.

It passed other hit films on the all time worldwide list like "The Avengers", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Furious 7", "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2", "Frozen" and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi".

Avengers: Infinity War is now in theaters, so make sure to take a look at our review and our To 3D guide and check it out to see the history-making film for yourself! Once again, McCarthy is struggling to open a movie near $20 million on her own.

"Avengers: Infinity War" features over a dozen superheroes, who come together to save the universe from their might opponent, Thanos.

Outside China overseas, Infinity War is the highest grossing release in industry history in Brazil, Central America, Bolivia, Venezuela, Latin America as a region, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India (Hollywood) and Vietnam.

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Avengers: Infinity War has already raked in more than $47.5 million in pre-sales from the country, which is more than any other movie (domestic and foreign) previously released. The thriller starring Gabrielle Union was only made for around $6 million, but it took in $16.5 million.

MGM and Lionsgate's Pantelion Films' release of Overboard dipped just 31% in its second weekend delivering an estimated $10.1 million, pushing the film's domestic cume to $29.5 million after ten days in release.

Well, Marvel's reign of terror doesn't seem to be ending any time soon, as the film has reported massive turn-outs in global markets as well.

Two mom-led opening releases got a Mother's Day boost. "Hopefully, the marketplace will expand over Memorial Day weekend to accommodate these big films". With that said, it will soon face some stiff competition, with Deadpool 2 opening this week and Solo: A Star Wars Story the week after.

You can view this weekend's full box office results (via Box Office Mojo) below.

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