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Infinity War Rockets Past $800 Million Worldwide, Sets Another Domestic Record

A week into its international release, Avengers: Infinity War continues to shatter box office records without showing any signs of slowing down.

Variety reports the Avengers sequel has reached $808.4 million worldwide in seven days. The film took in an impressive $88 million with yesterday's box office totals; $23.5 million of that total was accrued domestically. Infinity War's Tuesday haul marks the largest May Tuesday box office total, topping The Avengers, which had earned $17.6 million in 2012. The all-time Tuesday box office record holder remains Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which earned $37.3 million in December 2015.

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Combined with its record-breaking box office totals on Monday, the MCU blockbuster has earned $309.5 million domestically, tying it with The Force Awakens. At the time of writing, they are the only two films to cross that threshold within five days.

Infinity War, which has yet to open in China and Russia, is on track to outpace the lifetime grosses of 2016's Captain America: Civil War and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron. It is currently the 9th highest grossing film in the entire MCU, overtaking Guardians of the Galaxy's lifetime total of $773 million in 2014.

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Analysts predict the film will earn over $100 million worldwide in its second weekend, putting it on pace break The Force Awakens' record of fastest film to earn $1 billion globally; the Star Wars sequel reached that benchmark in twelve days.

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Infinity War stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Tom Hiddleston, and Josh Brolin. The film is playing in theaters in everywhere.

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