With a spectacular start to Avengers: Infinity War, the Walt Disney Company set a new industry record for the fastest growing $ 1 billion at home. According to the publication Deadline, it took only 117 days to achieve this result.
Thus, for the third year in a row, Walt Disney is ahead of its competitors in the "battle" for the first billion. The previous record (128 days) was set by the company in 2016. In 2017, it took her 146 days. Its closest pursuer, Universal, made $ 1 billion in North America in 165 days in 2015.
At the time of this writing, Walt Disney's adaptation of the Black Panther Marvel comics provided most of the first billion. which collected about $ 700 million at the American box office. More than $ 100 million accounted for the eighth episode of the fantasy saga "Star Wars". By the end of the premiere weekend, the third episode of "The Avengers" could add more than $ 200 million to the billion. It is possible that the picture will even set a new all-time record in the starting box office.
The Topic of Article: Avengers 3 Puts Walt Disney Billions in Record Time.