The juggernaut that is AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR continues, becoming the second fastest film in history to hit the $500 million mark, right behind STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS.
In addition, the movie grossed a near-record $200 million in China, bringing the global estimate up to $1.059 billion and $546.8 million domestically!
Not only that, but it's also now the fifth-highest grossing movie ever, jumping over heavy hitters like Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Black Panther, Age of Ultron, Furious 7 and the aforementioned Avengers.
Thousands rally in Turkey and Jordan to protest U.S. embassy move
The protests also took place at the contact points in different cities, including the northern entrance of Bethlehem and Ramallah. Trump announced in December that the USA would move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise the city as the capital of Israel .
Do you think Avengers: Infinity War can reach $2 billion?
Avengers: Infinity War will face its first real challenge at the box office with the release of Deadpool 2 on May 18, 2018. Avengers: Infinity War will likely turn a large profit for the studio in theaters. This easily topped the weekend's new releases, the Melissa McCarthy-starring comedy Life of the Party and the Gabrielle Union-starring thriller Breaking In.
Avengers: Infinity War had a MASSIVE marketing campaign, blockbuster films of this level often spend around $150 million on marketing, It has been reported by Deadline that Disney spent north of that number for the film.
Hawaii volcano could spew boulders the size of refrigerators
As that magma flows from the chamber and out of the fissures on the volcano's flanks, the lava level in the center crater falls. US President Trump declared a major disaster in the Kilauea island of Hawaii days after series of quake and volcanic eruption.
Written by McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone, who also directed, Life of the Party centers on a middle-aged divorcée (McCarthy) who returns to college to finish her degree and winds up in class with her daughter (Molly Gordon).
That was better than the critical mauling received by Universal Pictures' "Breaking In", which generated $16.5 million against a forecast of $15 million from Box Office Pro.
And just narrowly rounding out the top ten is Magnolia's RBG, which expanded into 180 locations (+146) for its second weekend and brought in an estimated $1.16 million for a domestic cume that now tops $2 million.
A Big Challenge Ahead of Sunrisers Hyderabad
Meanwhile Ricky Ponting's men will be playing simply for pride when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore at home on Saturday. Sunrisers Hyderabad never felt the pressure and registered a nine wicket victory chasing the massive total in 18.5 overs.
The second weekend of Lionsgate and Pantelion's comedy "Overboard" landed in fourth with $10 million, while the sixth weekend of Paramount's "A Quiet Place" secured No. 5 with $6.3 million. The movie's domestic total through Sunday is $29.6 million.