Avengers: Infinity War has made history.
This weekend, the Marvel Studios action film earned an estimated $250 million while it screened at 4,474 theatres across the US and Canada, and made $630 million worldwide.
According to E! the film is the highest domestic debut of all time.
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Marvel now boasts six of the top 10 opening weekends of all time.
The film is one of six movies in history to go beyond the $200 million mark in their domestic debuts.
The other five movies to have done that are: The Avengers , Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Black Panther.
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Studios distribution chief Dave Hollis said, “Marvel spent 10 years methodically and carefully creating a universe of characters, worlds and stories that all led to this and, in doing so, created an event unlike anything the business has ever seen.”