is becoming one of Marvel’s biggest box office wins.
Disney announced Saturday that the movie is expected to cross the $1 billion mark in the global box office in a record-setting 11 days since its release.
This benchmark is the latest record set by the ensemble film, which began its run with athat beat Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ previous record of $248 million. And the tickets just kept selling, on Wednesday.
Thebrings together the stars of nearly , including Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man, Chris Evans’ Captain America, Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord, Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow and many others against mad titan Thanos (Josh Brolin).
Disney also announced that movies made by The Walt Disney Studios — which in addition to Infinity War include— have made $3 billion in the global box office for the current calendar year as of Friday. That surpasses Disney’s previous 2016 record of hitting the milestone by May 6.