Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers 

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers 

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers

$DIS, $VIA, $FOXA, $CMCSA

In China ‘Infinity War’ opened to $200-M in China as it becomes the Top-grossing Superhero pic of all time globally.

Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War finished its 3rd weekend at the box office with $1.606-B in global ticket sales after earning another $61.8-M in North America.Infinity War‘s worldwide take includes $546.8-M domestically and $1.059-M overseas. It is now the Top-grossing Superhero pic ever at the global box office after passing The Avengers ($1.519-B), as well as the #5 title of all time.Avengers: Infinity War has Topped the box office for 3 weekends running. Rival studios avoided Infinity War. The pic’s run is expected to end next weekend when Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) opens  Deadpool 2.The results were mixed for 2 smaller films targeting Mother’s Day weekend audiences.

New Line’s Life of the Party came in at # 2 with $18.5-M from 3,656 theaters, the film marks Melissa McCarthy’s lowest start in recent years.

Internationally, the comedy tested the waters in 8 markets for a foreign debut of $2.9-M and a global box office of $21.4-M.

Universal’s , a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Breaking In, a thriller followed at #3 with $16.5-M from 2,532 cinemas.

Life of the Party and Breaking In both earned B CinemaScores and skewed heavily female (70 and 65% respectively).

Some of the holdovers

MGM and Pantelion Films’ Overboard placed #4 in its 2nd outing with $10.1-M after declining 31%. The remake’s domestic tally through Sunday is $29.6-M.

Paramount’s, a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) horror blockbuster A Quiet Place rounded out the Top 5 with $6.4-M for a domestic take of $169.6-M. The pic is impressing overseas, where it topped the $100-M mark at the weekend to finish Sunday with a foreign total of $100.4-M, that is without major markets as China, France and Japan, where it has yet to open.

Have some fun, see a movie this week.

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