Gabrielle Union also saw a sleeper this weekend, and "Breaking In" looked like another low-budget hit by Will Packer.
Everything Marvel, all the time. With $ 61.8 million on its third weekend, "Avengers: Infinity War" had a higher gross than any opening weekend this year (except for its own and "Black Panther"). This will continue with the release of "Deadpool 2" this week – presumably the last Marvel movie by 20th Century Fox, to be taken over by Disney.
This trio reinforces the feeling that Marvel is the greatest force in global cinema, more than even the Star Wars franchise. ("Solo: A Star Wars Story," May 25, will be a chance to contradict this belief.)
Infinity spent $ 547 million in 17 days. This is the second best (in adjusted size) of all time for this short time, just behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". The third weekend total is just behind the adjusted gross for "The Avengers" and "Black Panther" at the same point
An opening of $ 200 million in China, the last major country to be opened, dropped worldwide Gross national product for "Infinity" to rise to 1.6 billion US dollars. So it's all movies since "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". It has a $ 2 billion chance, though it will likely lag behind "Force". "Deadpool 2" and then "Solo" will do it slow it down – but that's a blip in his excellent portrayal.
Mothers Day is one of those holidays that lead studios to program the themes of the event. This meant two major female releases: "Life of the Party," which grossed $ 18.5 million, and "Breaking In," which grossed $ 16.5 million. But it is the lower gross that is more impressive thanks to a combination of expectations and costs.
"Party" plays Melissa McCarthy, her first movie since "Ghostbusters" (which despite his financial failure was the most successful domestic life) action comedy of 2016). Husband Ben Falcone has directed for the third time.
None of her post "bridesmaids" titles found critical support, so the mediocre response does not seem to be a significant factor here. However, she has starred in seven other films, all of which have opened between $ 20 million and $ 40 million. That's a strong contrast. It also had a number of factors that should have supported the release: it's their first major comedy in nearly two years, it's a holiday, and there's not much comedy competition.
One difference is the PG-13 rating; She has thrived in poorer, R-rated comedies. The film's budget of $ 30 million, probably the same marketing costs and less than guaranteed foreign returns, suggests that this could not bring any profit.
That's not the case with the thriller "Breaking In" with Gabrielle Union as a woman defending her family from native invaders. From producer Will Packer, who has given Universal a number of low-budget hits (including "Ride Along"), his $ 6 million budget and more targeted marketing should lead to a decent profit.
about $ 135 million, almost the same as last year. 2018 has increased by about five percent over the previous year (mainly because of Marvel), the rest of this month wants to increase the increase significantly.
The rest of the top 10 are characterized by strong holds. The largest decline came from "Black Panther" (-40 percent), now up to $ 696 million, but also available for streaming. "A Quiet Place" continues its breathtaking run with just 18 percent decline on its sixth weekend.
The second weekend of Mexican comedian Eugenio Derbez in "Overboard" held down 31 percent, with nearly $ 30 million so far. Impressive is also "RBG", the documentary about judge at the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsberg; it made the no. 10 seats in only 180 theaters.
The Top Ten
1. Avengers: Infinity War (Disney) Week 3; Last weekend: # 1
$ 61,817,000 (-46%) in 4,474 theaters (no change); PTA (per theater average): $ 13,817; Cumulative: $ 547,829,000
2. The Party's Life (Warner Bros.) NEW – Cinemascore: B; Metacritic: 45; European summer time. Budget: $ 30 million
$ 18.5 million in 3,656 theaters; PTA: $ 5,060; Cumulative: $ 18,500,000
3. Break (Universal) NEW – Cinemascore: B; Metacritic: 42; European summer time. Budget: $ 6 million  $ 16,500,000 in 2,537 theaters; PTA: $ 6,504; Cumulative: $ 16,500,000
4. Overboard (Lionsgate) Week 2; Last weekend: # 2
$ 10,100,000 (-31%) in 2,006 theaters (+383); PTA: $ 5,035; Cumulative: $ 29,594,000
5. A Quiet Place (Paramount) Week 6; Last weekend: # 3
$ 6,400,000 (-18%) in 3,144 theaters (-269); PTA: $ 2,036; Cumulative: $ 169,553,000
6. I feel pretty (STX) Week 4; Last weekend: # 4
$ 3,710,000 (-26%) in 2,858 theaters (-374); PTA: $ 1,298; Cumulative: $ 43,857,000
7th Rampage (Warner Bros.) Week 5; Last weekend: # 5
$ 3,380,000 (-27%) in 2,548 theaters (-603); PTA: $ 1,327; Cumulative: $ 89,745,000
8th Tully (Focus) Week; Last weekend: # 6
$ 2,240,000 (-32%) in 1,356 theaters (+3); PTA: $ 1,652; Cumulative: $ 6,890,000
9th Black Panther (Disney) Week 13; Last weekend: # 7; streaming
$ 1,932,000 (-41%) in 1,370 theaters (-271); PTA: $ 1,410; Cumulative: 696,187,000
10th RBG (Magnolia) Week 2; Last weekend: # 15
$ 1,165,000 (+ 102%) in 1,111 theaters (-561); PTA: $ 6,472; Cumulative: $ 2,003,000
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