Avengers: Infinity War breaks $2 billion at the box office

Only Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Titanic and Avatar have made more money

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR..L to R: Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom Holland), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Drax (Dave Bautista), Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Mantis (Pom Klementieff)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2018

Avengers: Infinity War has become only the fourth film ever to surpass the $2 billion mark at the global box office, less than two months after its release.

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The Marvel behemoth joins a club populated by two James Cameron films (Titanic and Avatar) and JJ Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

It is amongst the most expensive film of all time at a reported budget of $300m, but it has more than reaped the rewards. As a result, things are looking pretty good for its upcoming sequel, the as-yet untitled Avengers 4, which is due to arrive in May next year.

Avengers: Infinity War features a mammoth cast, which includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Chadwick Boseman, Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Chris’s Hemsworth, Pratt and Evans to name a few. Last week it placed it number five in the UK box office charts – an impressive return for a film in its seventh week.

We’ve still got a long wait ahead of the sequel’s release, but we’re already theorising about what will come next – find out what we think will be in store in Avengers 4 here.

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Avengers: Infinity War is out in UK cinemas now.


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