Published: Mon, May 14, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

Box Office Report: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Remains Unstoppable

Box Office Report: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Remains Unstoppable

Some honest fans suggested him to watch all the Marvel films to be able to appreciate Infinity War.

Warning: This edition of Nerdist News contains spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, so if you still haven't seen it go right now and then come back here to learn which character might have done the impossible.

Domestically, Avengers: Infinity War grossed $61.8 million this weekend, taking its domestic haul to $547 million.

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR is an unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spans the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Silent Protest at Cannes to Involve 82 Women
Cannes Film Festival is one of the most renowned film festivals of the world which sees the top celebs of the world annually. The other two - Nadine Labaki's "Capernaum", and Alice Rohrwacher's "Happy as Lazzaro" - are to premiere next week.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, "Avengers: Infinity War" is the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

It also became the 21st film ever to hit the milestone in the country and the fifth non-Korean film to do so, following "Avatar" (2009), "Interstellar" (2014), "Frozen" (2014) and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (2015). The film is marginally behind Jurassic World which stands with the collections of $ $1.67 billion and will cross it in the upcoming days to grab the fourth position in the list.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) now holds the opening weekend record for Marvel Studios in China with $156 million, and Monster Hunter 2 (2018) does the same overall with an impressive $187 million.

Marvel is having an awesome year at the box office and it isn't even June yet. On Saturday, it became the second-fastest film to cross the US$500 million mark at the domestic box office.

Hawaii Kilauea volcano could soon explode in once-in-a-century eruption
As a result of that event, the lava lake that once existed there disappeared, though one returned in 2009. The small town of Volcano, Hawaii, population 2,500, is about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from the summit.

Not bad for just three weekends.

Next weekend will see the release of Fox's Deadpool 2 into a massive 4,250 locations, which will make it the widest R-rated release ever, surpassing the 4,103 locations It opened in last September. Paramount's Book Club and Global Road's Show Dogs also enter theaters next Friday. We've combed through countless pieces of trivia to bring you what we thought the best one was for every single movie in the MCU.

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Oceanographers record largest-ever wave in southern hemisphere off New Zealand coast
And the biggest wave ever recorded? The wave was generated by a deep low-pressure system and wind speed exceeding 65 knots. The wave broke the previous record of 22.03 metres recorded south of Tasmania in 2012. "Seventy-eight feet?" you think.

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