#FIRSTLOOK: “AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR” EN-ROUTE TO BEING #2 HIGHEST OPENING OF ALL TIME
Not that there ever was a doubt about it! AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR is en route to a $237 million opening for Disney/Marvel, from 4,475 theatres, pegging it as second-highest all-time opening right in behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It gets 84% on the Tomatometer from Critics and an A CinemaScore which should help continue spreading word of mouth in coming weeks. Expect it to all about Avengers these next few weeks.
A v. distant second is A QUIET PLACE with $10 million from 4,101 theatres for Paramount Pictures. Overall it has made $147.6 million over four weeks domestically.
In third is I FEEL PRETTY with $7.9 million for STX Entertainment/eOne Films, a two-week tally of $29.3 million.
RAMPAGE slips to fourth spot with $$6.8 million, a three week total of $77.6 million for Warner Bros.
SUPER TROOPERS 2 in its second week earns $3.2 million for Fox Searchlight, a two-week gross of $21.7 million.
TRAFFIK rounds-out the Top Ten with $1.7 million, a total $6.8 million earned over two weeks for Lionsgate Films. The Film doesn’t have a Canadian release.