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[147] In early May, Marvel and Epic Games announced the "Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup" mode for Fortnite Battle Royale, where players could find the Infinity Gauntlet hidden on the game map and become Thanos with added abilities. The opening day gross was the second-best ever, behind The Force Awakens's $119.1million; its Saturday gross of $83million was the best-ever Saturday gross, beating Jurassic World's (2015) $69.6million; and its Sunday gross of $69.2million was the best-ever, beating The Force Awakens's $60.5million. [N 2] Stark and Nebula remain stranded on Titan while Banner, M'Baku, Okoye, Rhodes, Rocket, Rogers, Romanoff, and Thor are left on the Wakandan battlefield. The Guardians of the Galaxy respond to a distress call from the Asgardian ship and rescue Thor. In 2020, Infinity War was ranked seventh in an Empire magazine poll for the 100 greatest films of the 21st century. "[215], The ending of the film sparked various Internet meme reactions,[216] including one referencing Spider-Man saying he does not feel good as he disintegrates, which was applied to other things. [131], To promote the film's first trailer, Marvel released a compilation video of some of its previous trailers since Iron Man (2008), "paired with fan reaction videos to those trailers". [73] Additionally, Feige, Joe Russo, Downey, Brolin, Bettany, Olsen, Klementieff, Gillan, Bautista, Cheadle, Mackie, Cumberbatch, Stan, Holland, Boseman, Ruffalo, and Hemsworth appeared at D23 Expo to present a clip highlighting the 10 years of MCU films, along with footage from Infinity War. [146] Marvel also featured tie-in events across seven of their mobile games to promote the film. [220] The ban of over 300,000 accounts, which included Anthony Russo, was the largest in Reddit's history. Watch the first trailer for Marvel's newly titled 'Avengers: Endgame', Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, Doctor Strange: Journey into the Mystic Arts, Live-action theatrical films based on Marvel Comics, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Action, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Avengers:_Infinity_War&oldid=1098715504, Films with screenplays by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Three films, IMDb ID (Cite Mojo) different from Wikidata, Short description is different from Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Use list-defined references from July 2021, Articles containing potentially dated statements from June 2018, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0, This page was last edited on 17 July 2022, at 04:53. [126] Haleigh Foutch for Collider described it as "dark and dramatic, and utterly epic. [211] Scott also criticized the action sequences, calling them "tedious and predictable" and "surely the most expensive parts of the movie, but the money seems less like an imaginative tool than a substitute for genuine imagination". Joins 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', "Behold Iron Man's new armor in Avengers: Infinity War Robert Downey Jr. says he'll need it", "Chris Hemsworth Reveals the 3 Marvel Movies Left on His Contract", "Russo Brothers Confirm Star-Lord And Thor in Avengers: Infinity War", "Everything You Need to Know About the Avengers: Infinity War Heroes", "Watch: All Of Your Marvel Phase 3 Questions Answered By Marvel Head Kevin Feige", "Mark Ruffalo Promises Epic Arc For Hulk Across Thor 3 and Infinity War", "The Real Reason Why Hulk Won't Fight in Avengers: Infinity War, According To The Russo Brothers", "Apparently Mark Ruffalo And Kevin Feige Have Planned A Special Trilogy for the Hulk", "Avengers: Infinity War's Captain America Has the 'Spirit' of Nomad", "Behind the scenes of Avengers: Infinity War as new heroes unite and others will end", "Avengers: Infinity War Almost Kept Captain America Off Screen Until The Final Minutes", "Avengers: Infinity War Black Panther Actor Starts Filming", "Behind the scenes of Avengers: Infinity War as new heroes unite and others will end page 3", "Avengers: Infinity War Synopsis Released", "How 'Avengers: Infinity War' Writers Crafted Its Ambitious Ending", "Benedict Cumberbatch Arrives on Avengers: Infinity War Set", "Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy assemble at D23 to celebrate Marvel, tease Infinity War", "Don Cheadle Talks 'Avengers: Infinity War' and Rhodey's Reluctance to Suit Up as War Machine (Set Visit Interview)", "Robert Downey Jr.

The digital release also features a roundtable discussion between MCU directors the Russos, Jon Favreau, Joss Whedon, James Gunn, Ryan Coogler, Peyton Reed, and Taika Waititi. [164], Despite being shot with IMAX cameras and released in IMAX theaters in the 1.90:1 aspect ratio, the home media release did not present the film in that aspect ratio, instead including a cropped 2.39:1 aspect ratio that was used for non-IMAX screenings. [79][78] As Coon was pregnant during filming, she mainly did facial capture for Proxima Midnight with some motion-capture,[80] with stuntwoman Monique Ganderton standing-in and providing the rest on set. [179] Within 72 hours, the film generated the largest pre-sales for any superhero film at AMC Theatres, with its advance ticket sales being 257.6% ahead of Black Panther's, 751.5% ahead of Captain America: Civil War, and 1,106.5% ahead of Avengers: Age of Ultron during the same time frame. [220][223] Those banned then gathered in the new subreddit, /r/inthesoulstone. He warns Stephen Strange and Wong about Thanos' plan to destroy half of all life in the universe, and they recruit Tony Stark. [180] Two weeks before its release, Fandango revealed that advance ticket sales for Infinity War were outpacing the last seven MCU films combined in the same timeframe, and had become the company's top April release.

[145] A week before the film's release, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai was lit up each night for the film, counting down to its release.

[144] The second trailer was viewed 179million times in the first 24 hours, the third-most viewed trailer in that time period, behind the first trailer for the film and It, while also becoming the biggest release for a second trailer, surpassing Beauty and the Beast (2017) (128million views). [205] Josh Spiegel, also of The Hollywood Reporter, said the film takes "a cue from the ending of The Empire Strikes Back in its super-sized finale; this is the equivalent of Han Solo frozen in the carbonite, on steroids". [83] Avengers co-creator Stan Lee makes a cameo appearance in the film as Parker's school bus driver,[39] while screenwriter Stephen McFeely cameos as Secretary Ross' aide. [138], In January 2018, Marvel Comics published a two-issue prequel comic titled Avengers: Infinity War Prelude, which serves as a bridge between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. Atom Tickets reported that Infinity War sold more tickets in its first pre-sales day than Black Panther sold in its first month. With an estimated budget of $325400million, the film is one of the most expensive films ever made. Infinity War opened in China to $200 million (RMB 1.266 billion), which was the second-highest opening weekend in local currency behind The Fate of the Furious ($184 million and RMB 1.352 million). In Edinburgh, Midnight and Glaive ambush Wanda Maximoff and Vision to retrieve the Mind Stone in Vision's forehead.

Thanos and his lieutenants leave, destroying the ship.

Thor surmises that Thanos is going after the Reality Stone, which Taneleer Tivan possesses on Knowhere. Meanwhile, Thanos watches a sunrise on a remote planet. [158] The $4.9 million opening day in Russia was the biggest of all time. [181] A week before the film released, The Wall Street Journal said the film had sold more than $50million worth of advance tickets, behind only The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017),[182][155] with Fandango reporting that more than 2,500 showtimes had sold out. [109][110] Visual effects for the film were created by Industrial Light & Magic,[111] Framestore,[112] Method Studios,[113] Weta Digital, DNEG, Cinesite, Digital Domain, Rise, Lola VFX, and Perception. Duracell, Unilever, Quaker Oats Company, Chevron, and Samsung ran promotions in smaller markets. The Russo brothers came on board to direct in April 2015, and a month later Markus and McFeely signed on to write the script for the film, which draws inspiration from Jim Starlin's 1991 comic book The Infinity Gauntlet and Jonathan Hickman's 2013 comic book Infinity. [208] Likewise, Zacharek said, "There's no pacing in Avengers: Infinity War. [212][213][214] Mitchell said this was the way he "want[ed] to support Marvel and the Russo brothers". [176] As of June17, 2018[update], the film's top markets are China ($373.4million), the United Kingdom ($95.7million), and South Korea ($92.8million). [188] In the United States and Canada, it went on to become the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time,[170] and the second-highest-grossing superhero film, behind Black Panther. Once the administrators agreed to the random ban of half the subscribers, it was set to occur on July 9, 2018. [170] Crossing the mark in 48 days, it was the second-fastest to that point, after Avatar's 47-day record. [155], Avengers: Infinity War earned $106.7million on its opening day in the United States and Canada (including $39million from Thursday night previews), for an opening weekend total of $258.2million. Coached Tom Holland Through That Heartbreaking 'Infinity War' Scene", "Black Panther Director Explains T'Challa's Powers", "Marvel's 'Avengers 3' Gets Official Title With Temp Name Hung On 'Avengers 4', "Exclusive: Anthony Mackie Says Falcon Won't Die", "Loki to appear in Thor: Ragnarok and both parts of Avengers: Infinity War", "Marvel's Tom Hiddleston reveals when he knew about Loki's Infinity War death", "Tom Hiddleston Confirms Loki's Fate In 'Avengers: Infinity War', Was Told Two Years Ago", "Peter Dinklage Is Definitely in Avengers: Infinity War, But Who's He Playing? [221] Ahead of the ban, Brolin posted a video saying "Here we go, Reddit users," and ending it with a snap. On Atom Tickets, Infinity War had the most pre-sale volume, selling 7% higher than The Last Jedi and 250% higher than Black Panther at the same point in their sales. [190] Argentina had the second-highest opening day of all time, while Germany had the best superhero film opening day of all time,[191] ultimately earning $14.7million, which was the best superhero opening ever. It was the fastest film to make $1billion at the worldwide box office, doing so in 11 days to eclipse Star Wars: The Force Awakens's (2015) record of 12 days. IMAX contributed $20.5 million, which was the third-largest opening in China. [209] Stephanie Zacharek of Time said, "[It] isn't really a beginning, but more of a middle or an end with a new piece of yarn attached. [115] Evans and Hemsworth both earned $15 million for the film. A user within the subreddit suggested that half of the approximately 20,000 subscribers at the time be banned from the subreddit, in order to mimic the events of the film. [114] With an estimated budget in the range of $325400million,[2][3] it is one of the most expensive films ever made. [177] Infinity War also broke China's pre-sale record of 400 million yuan ($63 million). [134] Scott Mendelson, writing for Forbes, noted that even though the trailer was not much different from the convention footage screened earlier in the year, it was "damn impressive." However, there's plenty of action, humor and heartand some genuinely effective dramatic moments". The Thursday night preview earning was the best for an MCU film (beating Avengers: Age of Ultron's $27.6million) and the fourth-best of all time, behind The Force Awakens ($57million), The Last Jedi ($45million), and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) ($43.5million). Hulk crash-lands in the Sanctum Sanctorum in New York City, reverting to the form of Bruce Banner. "[125] CinemaBlend's Eric Eisenberg said the footage left him "literally shaking", with the film looking "like it could be one of the most epic blockbusters ever created". Additional filming took place in Scotland, the Downtown Atlanta area, and New York City. [166] The IMAX Enhanced version of the film was made available on Disney+ beginning on November 12, 2021. [129] Infinity War stayed in third the following week, with over 41,000 new social media conversations, behind Ragnarok and It (2017). Steve Rogers, Natasha Romanoff, and Sam Wilson rescue them and they take shelter with James Rhodes and Banner at the Avengers Compound. The El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles had a similar marathon for the film's release. [121], In May 2017, Robert Downey Jr. and his philanthropic organization Random Act Funding partnered with Omaze for a contest in which a randomly chosen winner from those that donated would receive an Infinity War set visit. minifigures toysheroes viiptoys