Avengers: Infinity War breaks global opening weekend box office record

Superhero movies are all the rage these days and the latest to hit cinemas Avengers: Infinity War has apparently broken records by taking an estimated $630m (£457m) worldwide on its opening weekend at the box office.

If you happen to think that sounds a lot then you would be right as the previous holder of that record was The Fate of the Furious (2017) which could only manage a whopping $542m in its opening weekend. And as noted on the BBC website the latest Avengers film has yet to even open in China.

For those unaware Avengers: Infinity War see’s many of Marvel’s superheroes come together in one film. Here are just a few of those actors and characters that feature:

Cast: Avengers: Infinity War

  • Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man
  • Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America
  • Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
  • Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner / Hulk
  • Chris Hemsworth as Thor
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange
  • Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
  • Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man
  • Josh Brolin as Thanos
  • Karen Gillan as Nebula
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts
  • Bradley Cooper as Rocket

We will have the latest US and UK Top 10 box office movies in full on the site shortly so we can see how that $630 million box office takings breaks down.

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