The second most expensive film of all-time and the nineteenth entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War, is certainly living up to all the hype. Many publications are reporting that the capstone film pitting the Avengers against Thanos had the biggest opening weekend of all time. Domestically, Infinity War surpassed 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens and its $248 million USD opening by a mere $2 million USD, while its global sales of $630 million USD topples last spring’s The Fate of the Furious and its $542 million USD opening weekend.

Disney now has nine of 10 biggest domestic movie openings

The movie has yet to open in China, the world’s No. 2 market. With this latest release