Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers
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In China ‘Infinity War’ opened to $200-M in China as it becomes the Top-grossing Superhero pic of all time globally.
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.