Disney updated its opening-weekend forecast to $240 million, from a range of $225 million to $240 million, compared with independent forecasts of around $230 million. It was lauded for its diverse cast and focus on African culture.
And globally, Infinity War could eclipse The Fate of the Furious ($541.9 million) to land the biggest box-office launch of all time.
Forecast: Severe weather possible today
The high will be near 84 with a south southwest wind of 16 miles per hour , gusting as high as 29 miles per hour . A 70 percent chance of rain is forecast for Monday and Monday night, according to the National Weather Service .
Avengers: Infinity War opened in 4,474 North American venues in the second-widest domestic release ever, behind only Despicable Me 3 at 4,529 locations. The film premieres there May 11.
Other studios cleared their decks in anticipation, so there were no competing major releases this weekend. The Marvel Cinematic Universe that began with 2008's Iron Man has been a buildup of sorts for this mega-crossover film. Following that, we open things up to a spoiler discussion, so be wary of our warning in case you haven't had a chance to check out the film yet. Globally, it has earned $1.325 billion to rest at No. 10 of the all-time biggest earners.
Fueled by word of mouth, Infinity War took in $83 million on Saturday, well ahead of the previous record holder, Universal's Jurassic World ($69.6 million).
However, taking inflation into account would mean the Star Wars film still holds the United States record, with about $260m (£188.5m) in today's dollars. We are expecting that Avengers: Infinity War is going to be the fastest 100 Cr Hollywood movie in India.
Vancouver can accommodate Amazon's hiring needs; computer systems prof
Combined with 1,000 new Amazon jobs announced in November, this will bring the company's total employment across Canada to 9,000. The tech giant already employs some 6,000 staff across Canada in a range of jobs for the multi-skilled business.
Avengers: Infinity War brings together over 20 superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to fight one villain - Thanos.
Walt Disney Co.'s "Avengers: Infinity War" kicked off the summer movie season with the second-biggest domestic debut in history.
Filipinos who have seen "Avengers: Infinity War" were left wondering why the end scene was so familiar.
Bengal panchayat elections to be held in single phase on 14 May
Single Bench Justice Subrata Talukdar directed the SEC on Tuesday to accept the nominations filed via Whatsapp as legal. At least three persons have been killed and many others injured in pre-election clashes across the state.