'Infinity War' breaks box office record in Vietnam

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Have you seen the latest superhero film that all of them are now hooked on?

The recent movie of Disney and Marvel superhero mash-up is a huge blockbuster that changed the yearly box office. However, a number of high-profile contracts are set to end with that film, meaning the studio will need to introduce new characters to replace popular existing ones - and Marvel Studios producer Nate Moore, for one, is excited about the studio's Phase Four characters. In the first five days, "Avengers: Infinity War" already acquired VND100 billion ($4.4 million) and was the fastest film to cross this mark in Vietnam.

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Although the weekly cumulative figures for Infinity War won't be officially confirmed until Thursday afternoon, the New Zealand Screen Association's box-office report from the past weekend estimated its reported official haul up until Sunday night as $8,900,503, edging just ahead of original Avengers movie's $8,818,551, recorded in 2012.

All these events happened without the help of China, the world's second-biggest movie market. Adding up the $9.3 million earned in previews, the film has an estimated total of $76 million in China. "Infinity War" now has a global total of $1.665 billion, about $6 million shy of "Jurassic World's" global mark. By 10 p.m in China, the film grossed $66 million on its first day, according to China Box Office.

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Prior to the film's Chinese release, it was uncertain whether "Infinity War" would have the legs to reach $2 billion, especially considering that its box office performance will start tailing off significantly as "Deadpool 2" arrives in theaters this weekend followed by "Solo: A Star Wars Story" the weekend after.

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